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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
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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

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Evaluating Red Hat Virtualization
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SOFTWARE DEMO: Is your enterprise ready to securely and confidently virtualize mission-critical applications, while gaining unparalleled performance and scalability? Take advantage of this free trial of Red Hat Virtualization now to evaluate its compatibility with your organization.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Premiered: 24 Jan 2017

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Case Study: Arla Foods Streamlines Software Complexity with Centrally Managed License System
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CASE STUDY: Access this case study to discover how Arla Foods ensured a strong, demonstrable ROI for software investments and streamlined IT asset management with a centrally managed license system. Read on to view benefits achieved, such as improved data access for generating compliance reports, and more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

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Achieving Agility with Cloud UC Success Depends on Evolving the Network
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WHITE PAPER: In this Nemertes Research white paper, Vice President and Service Director, Irwin Lazar, and CIO and Principal Research Analyst, John Burke, explain how to transform your network to support your UCaaS.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

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Enabling the New Connected Workspace
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WHITE PAPER: Cloud phone systems grew up with mobile networks, new internet-based communications tools, and cloud business apps, making them ideally suited to today's enterprises. Learn how a cloud communications system can benefit your enterprise in this white paper.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

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Understanding Your Wireless LAN Controllers
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EGUIDE: With Wi-Fi now the primary, default, and often only internet access in the organization, IT managers are motivated to get the most from their wireless LANs. What's needed to optimize wireless LANs? Wireless LAN controllers. In this expert e-guide, learn how to understand and implement your wireless LAN controllers.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Brocade

How a Cloud Phone System Uniquely Supports Your Mobile Workforce
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WHITE PAPER: Attempting to integrate a mobile workforce into a conventional PBX phone system typically yields less-than-optimal results. But that's not the case with cloud phone systems. Learn how employing a cloud phone system that incorporates an enterprise-class mobile app can provide you with the communications functionality you need for today.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

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The Best of Both Worlds: Using a Hybrid Approach to Boost IT Agility
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Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

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Collaboration Wins: How to Build a High-Performance Workforce
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RESOURCE: Making collaboration a top priority will help your organization achieve increased productivity and positive, measurable results. In this infographic, learn more about the power of collaboration and discover tips for making it a more effective tool at your enterprise.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

 
 
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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