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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

Enhancing Business Value with HP Wireless Networking Solutions
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: As the trend towards mobile devices in the enterprise continues, wireless networking can no longer be an add-on to the wired network. This study outlines the need for wireless networking in today's IT landscape and how the rise in mobile devices is forcing many business' hand.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

HP and Intel

Using Convergence to Simplify Mobility
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: This paper defines unified communications and mobility, and how the two converge to improve productivity. It also discusses Windstream's unified communications capabilities – such as single number reach, unified messaging, integrated contects – and how they relate to fostering mobility and collaboration in the workplace.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Windstream Communications

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: As the popularity of mobility grows, so do the challenges for IT. This resource explores how you can transform mobility from an IT challenge into a business opportunity by designing and managing a better wireless network.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

Tools, Tips & Resources for Sharing Ideas, Leading Teams & Getting Things Done
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 4 key principles behind successful collaboration: With the right tools, leaders, and specific goals, your team could be underway to enabling business productivity and partnerships.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Published: 06 Jan 2014

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper discusses a networking solution that can handle high-capacity usage without sacrificing performance or availability to provide your mobile users with the experience they demand.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Xirrus

University Wi-Fi
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a wireless networking solution, used by higher education organizations, that was developed from the ground up for a wireless world, designed to deliver wired-like performance and consistent accessibility.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Enterprise Networks: Four Top Trends for 2014
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, unveil the top 4 trends in enterprise networking for 2014, and use these as guidelines in your network management planning for next year.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

Azzurri

Using All the Tools You can
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology and how you can use these tools to get the best Wi-Fi performance possible.
Posted: 16 Jan 2014 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Top Ten Considerations for Deploying Lync on Smartphones and Tablets
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Lync is transforming the communications landscape by enabling more collaborative and engaging interactions. This resource counts down the top 10 considerations for deploying Lync on smartphones and tablets.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 11 Jul 2013

Aruba Networks
 
 
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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