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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 CIO's Guide to Mainframes: Evaluating Sourcing Strategies to Mitigate Risk
sponsored by Windsor Group
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this guide how to formulate a sourcing strategy for your mainframe, starting with a baseline to identify how your decisions will affect staff, budgets, compliance, and cost, and align your outcome to current needs and future direction.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Windsor Group

New RHEL 7.1 Features Ease Business and IT Adoption
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will explore a number of updated features and performance improvements in RHEL 7 overall and in the latest 7.1 release. Read on to also discover the benefits of the Linux kernel upgrade from the previous version and how it makes new management and ease-of-use capabilities possible.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Global Knowledge

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

BYOD Done Right Is a Win-Win for Workforce Mobility
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: By accessing this paper, you'll Discover a compromise-free approach to workforce mobility and access now to find out what this particular BYOD strategy entails, and why customization is a key part of it.
Posted: 07 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

VMware

Advancements in Colocation: The Challenges to Modern Businesses and Buying Criteria
sponsored by PEER 1
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, delve into the modern business benefits of colocation, and identify how your enterprise can leverage new advancements in data center colocation to ease your systems operations. Read on access a 12-point checklist to assist you in building a better business case for colocation.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 04 Apr 2016

PEER 1

Unified Communications Management: Rapidly Respond to Issues
sponsored by IR
WHITE PAPER: HCL partnered with consulting services to gain fast, comprehensive coverage of a diverse multi-vendor UC environment. Uncover ways to manage the performance of multiple vendors' technologies.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

IR

A Practical Guide to Choosing the Right IT Systems
sponsored by Oracle, in association with Intel
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about the importance of choosing the right IT systems. Read on now and learn about the potential downfalls of choosing the inappropriate systems for your niche, where to turn for advice on the right systems, and more.
Posted: 22 Sep 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

Oracle, in association with Intel

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

Protect Investments and Future Proof Existing Video Systems
sponsored by StarLeaf
WHITE PAPER: Identify one way to swiftly improve your existing video communication systems.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

StarLeaf
 
 
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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