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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

Plantronics Wireless Density: Whitepaper
sponsored by Insight and Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the four considerations that must be dealt with when installing wireless headsets.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2009

Insight and Plantronics

Remote Collaboration: How the World Defies Distance
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This survey outlines the top 10 remote collaboration challenges – which were determined by 5000 business professionals from around the globe.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

Polycom, Inc.

Energy Logic for Telecommunications
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers 12 strategies to improve the energy efficiency of telecomm organizations.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

Emerson Network Power

Enabling Innovation and Surpassing the Competition with Visual Collaboration
sponsored by Vidyo, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how visual collaboration can be utilized by small to midsized businesses in order to significantly improve productivity and drive innovation. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Vidyo, Inc.

Putting users first in global networks
sponsored by Telstra Global
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines the most effective ways for commissioning best-fit network services so that you can provide your business users with the tools they need to communicate, collaborate, and innovate.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Telstra Global

The Top Considerations for a Unified Communications Purchase
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses what features should be a requirement for your unified communications solutions, offering helpful tips and guidance for purchasing a solution that is right for your specific needs.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

802-11AC Demystified
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at 802.11ac, a wireless networking solution that can help your organization meet the exploding need for greater wireless performance and accessibility.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Application Control at the Wireless Edge
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: With the advent of BYOD, cloud computing, and wireless, IT is losing control of the corporate network. This resource introduces an application intelligent solution that gives you the visibility and control you need to meet the challenges of the BYOD world.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xirrus

Hospitality Wi-Fi
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a high-density wireless networking solution that provides wire-like connection reliability and performance to thousands of users.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Xirrus
 
 
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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