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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

Selecting a Building Management System (BMS) for Sites with a Data Center or IT Room
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides guidance for IT professionals who are selecting software tools to manage the power and cooling infrastructure at sites with mission critical IT. Also, read on to learn the importance of cooperation, information sharing, and integration with other management systems within the data center.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Schneider Electric

UC Platform: Enhance Employee Productivity Cost Effectively
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a converged unified communication (UC & C) platform empowered by WebRTC can offer real-time voice and video communications with secure, reliable, and seamless interoperability across carrier and enterprise networks on a multitude of end points.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Oracle Corporation

8 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Video Conferencing
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: This resource looks at 8 aspects of the enterprise that can be improved by implementing video collaboration.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LifeSize

Case Study: Optimizing the In-Store, Retail Experience with Application and Network Monitoring
sponsored by AppNeta
CASE STUDY: "Is it the app or the network?" Discover how to pinpoint whether your network or a certain app is causing latency or service outages within minutes. Read on to enable your app teams to constructively diagnose and troubleshoot the precise issues, freeing up resources to focus on more strategic initiatives.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

AppNeta

Case Study: Universities Embrace Wireless in the Smart Mobile Era
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: The Wi-Fi needs of one major university grew significantly, due to the rise of smart mobile devices and the introduction of various mobile apps. This case study details how the university was able to meet their increased Wi-Fi needs by choosing a vendor that provided a comprehensive wireless network and signal coverage for the entire campus.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Configuring the Hyper Converged Cloud: HPE Helion CloudSystem
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to install and configure the hybrid cloud HPE Helion CloudSystem on a hyper-converged infrastructure environment. Download now to discover a cost-effective and efficient hyper-converged cloud solution with highly integrated components and compact form factor, offering an easy path to hybrid cloud.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Four Reasons Why Companies Use Box and Office Together
sponsored by Box
RESOURCE: See how you can leverage Box and Office 365 to create a secure collaboration and communications environment in your enterprise, which can provide you with perfect visibility and reporting.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Sep 2016

Box

Outthinking Disruption in Communications: The 2020 CSP in the Cognitive Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This executive report predicts that by 2020, successful content service providers will split along two lines: becoming digital service providers, or digital service enablers. Learn how you can change to fit this new landscape through techniques such as early integration with the IoT, network virtualization, and investing in cognitive systems.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

IBM
 
 
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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