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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

Drowning in Data Management Complexity? Eliminate IT and Storage Inefficiencies
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how to lessen complexity, reduce risk, and effectively harness IT resources in your Big Data and database environments. Read on to achieve strategic gains in productivity and backup with expert advice.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Commvault

Advantages of UC Modernization
sponsored by Avaya TSG
WHITE PAPER: Identify how you can lower the cost of ownership of your communications system while improving functionality. Included is a focus on promoting mobility, security, and integration in rapidly expanding enterprises.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya TSG

Unlock the Possibilities of HPE Synergy and Emerging Infrastructure Types
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper introduces a new approach to IT architecture, the composable infrastructure. Inside, learn about the first, purpose-built platform for composable infrastructure, and examine the technology services that can help you succeed with this innovative approach to modern IT infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Survey Results: Wireless Security Trends
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Over half of 1,300 surveyed IT decision-makers revealed their preference for cloud-based wireless network management. Explore how to enable the segmentation of devices and access layers across wired/wireless networks.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Real Impact of IT Downtime
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the real impact of IT downtime. Uncover the 4 critical ways IT downtime affects you, your employees, and your customers, and learn best practices to avoid downtime.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

LogicNow

CIOs: 3 IT Imperatives to Transform the Enterprise
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents key insights from a recent CIO leadership forum in which senior IT leaders shared strategies for IT innovation. Learn the 3 imperatives that these leaders used to transform their enterprise.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

ServiceNow

What's on the Agenda of Today's CXOs?
sponsored by Proact IT UK
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the importance of ensuring all applications support business processes, as well as optimizing communication taking place between employees. As a bonus, CIOs read on to learn how to retain control of your data using one hybrid cloud off-premises infrastructure.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Proact IT UK

Migrate to SIP with Confidence
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It's important to enable reliability and security for conversations with customers, colleagues and partners in order to ensure clear and concise communication across all platforms. Download this infographic to learn how SIP can help you optimize your voice communication network.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

The 10 Essential Network Security Best Practices for 2016
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you will discover the top 10 essential, expert-recommended security best practices for identifying issues in real time and addressing the majority of attacks anticipated in 2016. Access this graphic to bolster your network defenses and prepare for ransomware that targets Android devices and Mac laptops, and more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
 
 
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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