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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

Optimize the Microsoft Lync 2013 user experience and improve return on investment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper addresses the opportunities and challenges of deploying UC&C, plus more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Dell, 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

Is your Wi-Fi Network Ready for Online Testing?
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines how your organization can implement a wireless infrastructure for Common Core testing in schools so that your infrastructure can provide the resources that deliver the experience today's students need.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Xirrus

Taking Hybrid WANs Further
sponsored by VeloCloud
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, explore the additional ways to take the hybrid WAN further.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

VeloCloud

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System VS. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of siloed software applications, and describes how an integrated business system can give you the power to conquer operational inefficiency and support business growth.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Delivering Breakthrough Performance with 802.11ac
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Gain an understanding of how 802.11ac can help provide higher performance by boosting bandwidth, and dive into the technical challenges associated with this new technology.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Ixia

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.

Get Ready for Unified Communications!
sponsored by Arkadin
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores a 5 step plan for smooth, effective implementation of your newly acquired unified communications platform.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Arkadin

Long-Distance IT: Driving Efficiency in Remote Offices
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at increasing the efficiency of IT in remote offices. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jan 2015

Citrix
 
 
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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