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DEFINITION: 1) A personal area network (PAN) is the interconnection of information technology devices within the range of an individual person, typically within a range of 10 meters. For example, a person traveling with a laptop, a personal digital assistant (PDA), and a portable printer could interconnect them without having to plug anything in, using some form of wireless technology. Typically, this kind of  … 
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Cloud Infrastructure Foundation - A Flexible, Responsive Cloud Is Built from the Ground Up
sponsored by Egenera
WHITE PAPER: At its heart, cloud computing is a new operational and business model for IT application hosting, rather than a new technology. It promises to deliver highly reliable, highly elastic services that respond quickly and smoothly to changing user demand.
Posted: 23 Nov 2010 | Published: 23 Nov 2010

Egenera

EAM Energy Performance: Extending the Asset Life
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: To stay competitive, you need to understand the energy behind asset management. Access this paper to extend the life of your assets with an energy performance management system that will increase your return on assets, improve visibility, allow continuous peak-demand analysis, and more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016

Infor

Controlling Software Asset Management in the Mobile Era
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: How can you balance growing user demands and at the same time ensure your company is not exposed to license liability? Discover how creating a software store tightly integrated with effective software management processes can meet these goals.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 15 Jun 2016

Snow Software

Key Use Cases for Intelligent IT Operations Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the key use cases of intelligent IT operations management and see how it can help you manage a growing IT infrastructure in regards to storage, cloud infrastructures, power, cooling, and more.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

VMware, Inc.

Deepen Visibility into Cloud and Hybrid IT with Unified Infrastructure Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn why it's recommended your organization extends the visibility of existing infrastructure tools with a unified, hybrid IT monitoring platform—providing visibility into traditional and next-generation technologies. Read on to take a unified approach to IT ops, and monitor all hybrid cloud, software-defined, and converged environments.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

CA Technologies

Outthinking Disruption in Communications: The 2020 CSP in the Cognitive Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This executive report predicts that by 2020, successful content service providers will split along two lines: becoming digital service providers, or digital service enablers. Learn how you can change to fit this new landscape through techniques such as early integration with the IoT, network virtualization, and investing in cognitive systems.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

IBM

Advantages of UC Modernization
sponsored by Avaya CenturyLink
WHITE PAPER: Identify how you can lower the cost of ownership of your communications system while improving functionality. Included is a focus on promoting mobility, security, and integration in rapidly expanding enterprises.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya CenturyLink

The Future of IT: From Chaos to Service Automation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper to learn how service automation offers a life raft for those IT departments struggling to stay afloat in the new sea of complexities. View now and find a clear way in your voyage to modern IT success.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2016

ServiceNow

Top 3 Reasons Your Enterprise Network Matters More in the Cloud Era
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Traditional networks simply can't handle all the implications of the cloud. Explore the top 3 IT trends that will impact your cloud networking strategy, and learn how to build a network that's 100% cloud-ready.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Delivering Enterprise Value with Service Management
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Research report provides an analysis of the business value that 10 businesses are achieving with cloud-based IT service management services. Read on to increase service management productivity across your business by automating repeatable processes, and more.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

ServiceNow
 
 
PAN DEFINITION (continued): …  personal area network could also be interconnected without wires to the Internet or other networks.Also see wireless personal area network (WPAN) which is virtually a synonym since almost any personal area network would need to function wirelessly. Conceptually, the difference between a PAN and a wireless LAN is that the former tends to be centered around one person while the latter is a local area network (LAN) that is connected without wires and serving multiple users. 2) In another usage, a personal area network (PAN) is a technology that could enable wearable computer devices to communicate … 
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