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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

Systems Of Engagement Demand New Integration Solutions — And A New IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today's businesses must interact with customers in more ways than ever before -- online, through mobile apps, via social media, and more. To deliver this new genre of customer engagement applications, a higher level of integration is necessary, as is a reorganization of the IT landscape in general.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Resolving Issues When Creating a Cisco UCS Service Profile
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines several common service profile errors in Cisco UCS Service Profile and their solutions.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Global Knowledge

Optimizing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper examines how Wi-Fi technology has become a central part of organizations today and discusses a wireless networking solution that optimize your wireless computing and enhance your overall experience without breaking the bank.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Xirrus

Does Your Communications and Collaboration Solutions Meet your Mid-Size Business Needs?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines how cloud collaboration technologies can help your organization overcome some of the common communication challenges faced today.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

8 Simple Steps to Bring Shadow IT into the Light
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper outlines the 8 essential steps for IT professionals to drag Shadow IT into the light and regain control of their organization.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Rackspace

The Essentials of Avaya System and Session Manager
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Avaya has come to the forefront in the SIP universe with the Avaya System and Session Manager platforms, which use the SIP protocol to create a central management and control platform for an enterprise communication structure.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

10 UC and Collaboration Tips to Empower your Strategy
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how you can best utilize Unified Communication and Collaboration (UC&C) technologies to increase productivity and business value.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Insight

The Future of IT: A Customer First Approach
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a new approach IT has to take in treating its internal users like customers, focusing on and catering to their needs.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2013

BMC Software, Inc.

Xirrus VoWiFi
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) solution that allows enterprise-grade smartphones to operate anywhere there is sufficient wireless signal strength.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 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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