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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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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

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

10 Ways to Reduce TCO with Converged Infrastructure Unified Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Explore the top 10 methods for leveraging unified management platforms within converged infrastructures to lower TCO. Boost the agility of the IT department by reading this expert white paper, and learn how to accelerate app deployments and automate operations by unifying management of this infrastructure.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 Jul 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Controlling Software Asset Management in the Mobile Era
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: How can you balance growing user demands and at the same time ensure your company is not exposed to license liability? Discover how creating a software store tightly integrated with effective software management processes can meet these goals.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 15 Jun 2016

Snow Software

Wireless Defense Strategies in the IoT Era
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As IoT blooms, it's introducing new security challenges. Challenges that access layer security strategies can help you combat. Read on to learn about new approaches and choosing secure WLAN solutions.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Achieve Data Center Stability and Reliability with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Discover how to achieve total systems stability and reliability within your data center—without sacrificing advanced capabilities—with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Tune into this video to invest in IT budget-friendly, open-source data center automation, leaving your admins to focus on value-added projects for your business.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

CW@50: What was making the news in June
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: The National Museum of Computing has trawled the Computer Weekly archives for another selection of articles highlighting significant articles published in the month of June over the past few decades.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Affordable Business Transformation: "Just Right" IT for SMBs
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
CASE STUDY: Examine several case studies which demonstrate how to facilitate successful digital transformation in your small to midsize business (SMB). Whether your organization is in the retail, construction, beverage, or energy industry, discover how to make the most of your investments by directing your efforts in 4 key areas.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

HPE and Intel®

The Digital Roadmap Demands a New Kind of ITSM Support
sponsored by ServiceNow
EGUIDE: The IT service management (ITSM) times truly are a' changing, and traditional ITSM tactics just don't cut it in today's digitally disrupted marketplace. Discover in this expert guide how to boost IT service delivery in today's digitally enabled marketplace, see how SABRE technology redefines ITSM support.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

ServiceNow

Industry Standard: How to Approach Innovation in Your Business
sponsored by Spigit
EGUIDE: In the following e-guide, learn what it takes to drive and exploit new innovation in your business. Read on to uncover two exclusive case studies involving both Facebook and Cambia Health Solutions and their approach to innovation.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 Jul 2016

Spigit
 
 
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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