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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

Small Cells, Big Challenge: A Definitive Guide to Designing and Deploying HetNets
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Network operators are under pressure to enhance network coverage, reliability, and capacity, while increasing the quality of the mobile experience. Heterogeneous networks (HetNets) -- more diversified access networks -- are emerging as a strategy to bridge the cost and capacity gap and meet demand.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Ixia

Easy, manageable wireless networking
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn about a series of wireless networking technologies that give you a highly scalable, easily manageable wireless WAN that enables you to deploy efficient end-to-end wireless infrastructure on any scale.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2014

Dell, Inc.

What's New in Wireless Networking and 802.11?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines the ins-and-outs of wireless networking, discussing the current state 802.11 and what near-future developments you need to prepare for if you want to remain competitive.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Wireless Architecture for Improving Onsite Customer Experiences and Business Insights
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: When customers connect to your on-site Wi-Fi network, it's a huge opportunity for your business. In this white paper, learn about a platform that helps you deliver relevant content and services to your customers with real-time location statistics.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Cisco

Cisco Business Edition 6000 Version 10.0
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out about one solution that provides core communication capabilities that midsize businesses need for improved collaboration across their value chain.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

North Sydney IT and Cisco

Purchase Intentions – Summer 2013 Europe
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Making the right purchasing decisions is a daunting task, especially when it concerns the well-being of your organizations network. By taking this brief survey you will gain access to this exclusive guide based off a survey completed by over 600 respondents on purchase intentions. Learn what drives purchases, what is being purchased, and much more!
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

8 Simple Steps to Bring Shadow IT into the Light
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper outlines the 8 essential steps for IT professionals to drag Shadow IT into the light and regain control of their organization.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Rackspace

Three reasons why IT pros choose GoToAssist over the competition
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to examine the top 3 reasons why IT pros choose GoToAssist to help deal with the numerous challenges of supporting a mobile workforce and an overall healthy IT environment.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

Citrix
 
 
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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