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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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PAN Reports
 
eBook - The Mobile Enterprise: Taking Wireless Networking to the Next Level
sponsored by SearchMobileComputing
EBOOK: Read this eBook to learn how faster, more robust 802.11n WLANs can help your business offer new mobility services to improve mobility and reduce cost through fixed-mobile convergence. Discover how unified communications applications can exploit wireless mobile connectivity to facilitate workforce collaboration and enhance productivity.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

SearchMobileComputing

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

Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how UK-based organization Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, was able to leverage Linux to revolutionize their IT support capabilities, creating new opportunities for innovation and revenue streams.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Red Hat

Rethinking IT To Drive Business Value
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to discover how to align IT with the enterprise to accelerate time to service, redefine cost, and boost workload performance. Read on to discover how a converged infrastructure can optimize your organization's operational areas.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Multifactor Authentication Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual security classroom, Michael Cobb, a renowned security author with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, surveys the latest authentication methods and technologies coming onto the market.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 15 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Drive Business Success by Empowering IT
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: By streamlining your mainframe portfolio, you run fewer products on one integrated platform to lower costs on licensing, maintenance, and reduce admins necessary to manage them. Explore this guide to learn how streamlining your mainframe portfolio can reduce cost of ownership and empower your IT staff to innovate.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Data Center Projects - System Planning
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you'll learn the practical steps you can follow in order to cut costs by simplifying and shortening the planning process while improving the quality of your plan.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Schneider Electric

The Promise of Software-Defined Networking in Higher Education
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces software-defined networking, a network architecture that's gaining traction with colleges and universities, enabling them to more effectively managing their networks.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Brocade

Addressing HIPAA privacy compliance on hospital wireless networks
sponsored by Absolute Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover how CIOs can cope with strict HIPAA compliance regulations, and access the 7 trends in mobile device security that helps keep health care data safe and secure.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Absolute Software

Supporting Mobility with a UC Technology Strategy
sponsored by Windstream Communications
EGUIDE: Learn what standards define mobility, how emerging standards will affect mobile collaboration, and how to evaluate the strength of your unified communications technology strategy.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Windstream Communications
 
 
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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