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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
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Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

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Cloud Infrastructure Foundation - A Flexible, Responsive Cloud Is Built from the Ground Up
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How to Prepare your Network for 802.11AC
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Systems of Engagement: The Future of Enterprise IT
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WEBCAST: In this brief on-demand video, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst John McCarthy describes how systems of engagement are shaping the future of enterprise IT. Tune in to learn more today.
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ITSM: Connecting Service Desk Operations to IT Strategies
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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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