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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

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

IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2016: Agenda at a Glance
sponsored by Gartner
RESOURCE: Learn from this agenda for Gartner's 2016 IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit how you can attend to discover 7 steps to start your DevOps initiative, and more. Read on to learn more about attending this conference and building a solid foundation from which to drive and deliver sustained business value.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

Gartner

Top 10 Emerging Trends and Their Impact on Your IT Operation
sponsored by Gartner
WEBCAST: In this exclusive presentation, David Cappuccio, VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, highlights the top 10 emerging technology trends and examines their impact on your IT infrastructure and operations. Tune in to see which trends you should keep an eye on, including edge computing, bimodal IT, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2015

Gartner

How to Guide your I&O Leaders Through a Major Incident without Fail
sponsored by Gartner
ANALYST REPORT: In this report, discover a 13-step plan you can use to guide your I&O leaders through major incident without fail. Reduce the impact of incidents in your organization by formalizing a plan that drives immediate resolution.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Mar 2015

Gartner

Curbing Colocation Costs: Your 5 Questions Answered on Data Center Outsourcing
sponsored by CenturyLink Business
EGUIDE: There are more IT outsourcing options than ever before, but with additional choices come more pitfalls to consider before making a colocation commitment. In this expert e-guide, Clive Longbottom, renowned ITC industry analyst, will walk you through a 10-point checklist to aid you in ranking potential colocation companies.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

CenturyLink Business

Address Challenges in Integrated, Complex IT Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper unveils the opportunities and challenges in your complex, integrated IT environments. Read on to discover how you can leverage proactive and preventative support services to address your top IT challenges in mobile, cloud, social, and analytics environments.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Supporting Wireless Infrastructure as Devices Proliferate
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
EGUIDE: Delve into an exclusive interview with Heriberto Altieri, IT Manager at the International House, as he explains how to support wireless infrastructure as devices proliferate across the network.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

How to Bring a Common Language to Your IT Systems
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides best practices for managing your IT assets. Learn how normalizing data, enriching data, and categorizing assets can help take the pain out of IT system management.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

BDNA

An Innovation Model for Technology and Business Planning
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: Should you push hard to be at the leading edge, or play it safe and risk being overly cautious? Tune in to learn how to navigate your financial business through rough waters and see which technologies are now most adopted by today's financial institutions.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 11 Nov 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
 
 
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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