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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

5 Essential Elements of the 802.11ac Wave 2 Business Case
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Fueled by big expectations for increased Wi-Fi performance, the excitement building around Wave 2 of 802.11ac comes as no surprise. But is it just more technology hype or will Wave 2 provide quantifiable business benefits? In this e-book, learn the 5 key justifications required to build a winning business case for Wave 2.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Extreme Networks

Linking the IT PMO to the Business: Establishing a Value Center
sponsored by Innotas by Planview
WHITE PAPER: Examine the value of linking IT projects with business to help realize innovative digital strategies for handling growth and customer satisfaction. Discover how to integrate IT and business strategies successfully and learn how to shift from a cost center to a value center to achieve greater relevance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Innotas by Planview

Collaboration in a Cloud-centric World: Choosing a Provider for Your Cloud Environment
sponsored by AVI-SPL
WHITE PAPER: In a time when IT departments are stretched to support audio, video, and web collaboration assets, the cloud has emerged as the smart way to do business. In this Frost & Sullivan report, you'll learn all the ways cloud can benefit your collaboration strategy, and how to choose the right provider for your environment.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

AVI-SPL

Zoom Answers 6 of Their Customers' Most Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Zoom Video Communications
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the 6 most common questions asked about Zoom's video collaboration suite, so you can learn if it's a fit for your business.
Posted: 31 Mar 2017 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

Zoom Video Communications

Redefine Your Business Communications for Digital Transformation
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Explore the current trends shaping modern businesses like customer-centric experiences, heightened collaboration, and cloud computing and find out why it's time for organizations to start thinking about adapting their communications for the age of digital transformation.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Avaya

Driving Data Center Growth and Innovation with Trusted Hardware Support
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover a technical support service designed to help you respond effectively to changing hardware demands, from expanding product and service lines to regulatory mandates. Read on to learn about proactive support that will simplify your IT asset management, enhance service quality, and control costs.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

Time to Upgrade Your Phone System?
sponsored by ReadyTalk
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the signs that are indications that your old phone system is keeping your business from being as productive, mobile, cost-efficient and secure as it should be.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

ReadyTalk

Building A Resilient Smart Grid
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to discover reference architectures to improve collection, distribution and storage of data within energy providers' IT infrastructures. Additionally, learn how providers can embrace digital transformation to improve electric utilities services.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

Red Hat

Enabling the New Connected Workspace
sponsored by RingCentral
WHITE PAPER: Cloud phone systems grew up with mobile networks, new internet-based communications tools, and cloud business apps, making them ideally suited to today's enterprises. Learn how a cloud communications system can benefit your enterprise in this white paper.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

RingCentral
 
 
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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