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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

Hotspot 2.0: Making Wi-Fi as Easy to Use and Secure as Cellular
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Today's cellular networks are being overwhelmed with data traffic, much of it being generated by the rapid proliferation of smartphones. The latest projections are for the industry to ship over 800 million such devices in 2013.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Resolving Issues When Creating a Cisco UCS Service Profile
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines several common service profile errors in Cisco UCS Service Profile and their solutions.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Global Knowledge

Analyst Report: Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
sponsored by Aruba Networks
ANALYST REPORT: This analyst report explains what has changed during the past 12 months in the access layer market, what's required in the wired and wireless access layer, and discusses how 14 different vendors stack up in the market. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Aruba Networks

Get Cost Visibility and Chargeback for Your Cloud Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This in-depth webcast, presented by Daniel Galecki, a software veteran and IT asset management guru, covers the IT transformation from a cost center to an IT service broker, and explains why analysts agree that chargeback is critical to the success of your cloud projects.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 10 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

High Performance Open Standard Virtualization
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes hardware and software ingredients addressing network equipment platform needs for NFV and SDN, plus their benefits in the cloud. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

MarketScope for Unified Communications for the SMB Market, North America
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines the current state of the UC market for SMBs, detailing which providers can give your organization the tools and solutions you need to thrive in today's business environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Trends in Wireless Networking for Healthcare Organisations
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Wi-Fi capabilities are endless. This white paper takes an in-depth look at wi-fi in the organization and provides key factors and uses. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Vendor Profile: Bridging the Gap Between Enterprise Software and Telco Services
sponsored by Twilio
RESOURCE: This in-depth Ovum report provides an overview of one company that offers a cost-effective solution for the virtualized communications problem. View this resource now to discover how this vendor can integrate voice and messaging capabilities into your existing business processes and applications.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

 
 
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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