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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

Find the UC Solution that Fits your Budget
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines some of the top UC solutions on the market and compares their TCO so you can see which tool will both satisfy your requirements and fit your budget.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

North Sydney IT and Cisco

2014 WLAN Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: With today's enterprise being dominated by BYOD and the consumerization of IT, the barrier posed by cetralized architectures is becoming increasingly intolerable.  This has led organizations to start looking for a modernizaed plan.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Aerohive Networks

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

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

Step up performance with a network upgrade
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Rising end-user expectations for better network mobility has left IT in limbo, especially while also trying to meet security needs.  This whitepaper will help you enhance workforce productivity and support guest access all while keeping the networking secure.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Location: The New battlefield for Business & Digital Innovation
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: The shift from the physical world to the online (virtual) world has been emphasized with the emergence of mobile and social technologies.  Users are connected to the virtual world more than ever before, but at the same time still enjoy being 'offiline'.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Top 5 must-haves to update your WAN optimization solution
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Today's organizations are rapidly adopting virtualization, video, cloud computing and other emerging technologies to reduce capital expenditures.  However, some fail to adjust their WAN optimization offerings which can actually lead to an increase in cost.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Citrix

Best Practices for Secure Mobile Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can implement secure mobile access in a controlled, step-by-step manner, so you can allow your increasingly mobile workforce to become more productive and still ensure the security of your corporate data and resources.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) What to expect from 802.11ac
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, explore 802.11ac, and how this evolved Wi-Fi standard has extended coverage beyond physical boundaries in the office, and offers more reliable connections no matter how many clients are trying to access the network.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jun 2013

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
 
 
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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