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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

The Essential CIO's Guide to Data Center Outsourcing
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: Dive into this exclusive CIO's guide to discover how to transform your IT operations by way of data center outsourcing. Learn how you can gain better efficiency, service, and disaster preparedness, as well as see why a quantifiable impact analysis is the first critical step to your IT transformation.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Apr 2016

Windsor Group

The Path to Self-Disruption: 9 Steps to Complete Your Digital Transformation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to overcome the reality of self-disruption and plot out your IT's digital transformation in 9 steps. Read on to apply the following expert guidelines to your unique digital transition.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Increase End User Productivity and Reduce Operating Costs with a Social Collaboration Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester brief, learn how a social collaboration platform can improve productivity by providing a unified location for content, reduce the burden on IT resources by bringing disparate resources together, provide anytime, anywhere access to information, and more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

IBM

Time is Money and Downtime is Expensive: A Look at ITSM Best Practices
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper a proven 3-step initiative to bolster your ITSM technical support strategy to combat the costly issues of downtime. Read on to achieve optimal IT support and begin this initiative by learning how to develop a roadmap to define and prioritize transformative initiatives.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

The Promising Possibilities of 802.11ac Wave 2
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines what you need to know about 802.11ac Wave 2. Read on to learn about its key features, as well as comparisons to Wave 1 so that you can be prepared for the update.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

Avaya

The Ripple Effect of Downtime: You Can't Afford to Halt IT Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How much have unplanned hardware or software failures cost you—in dollars, time, customers, and productivity? In this infographic, you will discover how to avoid downtime and its devastating consequences with one IT service management (ITSM) solution.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

IBM

Improve Communication between Branch Offices
sponsored by LiveAction
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are migrating part or all of their WAN environments to Internet based VPN strategies to gain the benefit of low cost, high bandwidth connectivity. While organizations are still transitioning to these networks, there is a need for quality-of-service (QoS) protection as the Internet is not QoS aware.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

LiveAction

8 Features Your Communications Tool Needs to Have
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This solution guide outlines how to boost business growth and streamline productivity through global collaboration — all with different computing and communications devices. Read on to learn how to care for your customers with the same level of speed and efficiency, personalized service, and flexibility offered by larger competitors.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2015

Avaya

Top 5 Cloud Data Protection Challenges. Solved.
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as guide with which you can realize the full potential of your next cloud project. Read on to see how the following 5 challenges may impact your cloud integration strategy.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Commvault
 
 
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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