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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

Orchestrate a Dynamic Learning Network
sponsored by Exinda Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how high density networks are keeping up with end-users ever increasing demands today. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Exinda Networks

Implementing Wireless Infrastructure for Common Core Testing in Schools
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the challenges and potential solutions surrounding the Common Core online testing's strain on school IT networks.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Xirrus

The 2014 Wi-Fi Challenge: Understanding and Managing Wi-Fi in Today's Mobile World
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper contains key issues to consider when trying to conquer the mobile revolution, lead by Robin Layland, principal analyst of Layland Consulting. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

Thrive, Survive or Perish - How Compute Economics Changes the Rules of Business
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: View this in-depth webcast to learn about the "new style" of IT and how you can leverage your staff to overcome the pressures and obstacles presented today. Watch now to discover the path to impact business performance around workforce productivity, business trends and intelligence, and customer acquisition and loyalty in the digital age.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Premiered: Oct 22, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Bio-Reference Discovered the Key to Solving Network and Application Performance Issues
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This case study provides insight into a solution that Bio-Reference Laboratories deployed to address network and application performance problems.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Fluke Networks

Should You Outsource Infrastructure?
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this informative guide, gain the knowledge you need to make a detail, informed assessment of the financial side of the outsourcing decision.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Rackspace

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

CW Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Collaboration
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this 10-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly highlights what the IT leader needs to know to decide on the future of the organisation's communications strategy.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com
 
 
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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