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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

Understand, Manage, and Optimize your Multi-Vendor, Hybrid UC Environment
sponsored by Vyopta
WHITE PAPER: The rise of multi-vendor, hybrid unified communication (UC) environments has become an unstoppable wave. By 2021, the hybrid market is estimated to grow to a $91.74 billion industry. Learn how to understand, manage, and optimize your own multi-vendor, hybrid UC environment effectively.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Vyopta

Guide to Finding a New Phone System For Large Enterprises
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides 7 steps that will help you find the right phone communications for your large business.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Mitel Networks Limited

An Overview of Zoom Video Communication's Offerings
sponsored by Zoom Video Communications
WHITE PAPER: Get insight into Zoom's unique cloud architecture for video conferencing offerings, as well as the options for on-premise and hybrid deployments.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Zoom Video Communications

Digital Innovations and Changing Demographics are Redefining Government by the People, for the People
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to learn about communicating with the different generations of people and how you'll have to handle your data. Learn how to find the right mix of traditional IT, cloud, security and mobility to provide the greatest service possible.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

Prepare to Succeed with the Internet of Things
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to prepare your workforce for IoT opportunities by addressing the existing skills gap. Learn about networking certifications and training programs that can get your team up to speed.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Aug 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Addressing Issues in the Local Area Network
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: Passive optical LAN technology eliminates the networking limitations imposed by traditional copper-based Ethernet. Download this white paper to discover the benefits of the technology including, higher performance, scalability, increased security, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Nokia

Zoom Answers 6 of Their Customers' Most Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Zoom Video Communications
WHITE PAPER: How is Zoom different from GoToMeeting? Find the answer in this FAQ guide.
Posted: 31 Mar 2017 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

Zoom Video Communications

Business Critical Applications on VxRail
sponsored by Dell EMC Intel (Xeon) ®
WHITE PAPER: Delve into this resource to lock-in high availability, resiliency, predictable performance, and mixed workload consolidation for your most demanding business apps with hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). See how HCI powered by vSAN effectively supports apps like VDI, CRM, SQL Server, and more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Dell EMC Intel (Xeon) ®

What Changing Mobile Communications Mean for Your Business
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this TechTarget white paper, learn how to prepare your business for mobile communications with a mobile-centric strategy that encompasses collaboration, customer experience and future technology like IoT and machine-to-machine communications.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Mitel Networks Limited
 
 
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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