The Future of the Enterprise LAN chapter

  • Kahn C.

Over the last decade, wireless technology has become the dominant means for device connectivity, and the days of wired Ethernet are effectively over- however it has yet to transform enterprise device connectivity to the same extent. And, in consequence, the level of innovation that has characterized the mobile device ecosystem has been largely absent in the enterprise space, resulting in an environment that remains rooted in the original telephony communications technology paradigm of the desktop phone and the Ethernet LAN to the computing terminals. The rise of the phenomenon of Bring Your Own Device, has resulted in a consumer-employee driven insurgency that has started a revolution in enterprise networking. This revolution will be fueled by further technological invasion from the consumer networking-driven telecommunications space to bring about the ultimate demise of wired networking device connectivity. The future Enterprise LAN will be an invisible all-wireless network, transparently bringing secure, wireless connectivity to enterprise users and visitors to the space. This new network will remove the tether between the employee and physical space office, meeting rooms, buildings, locations, and simultaneously enable the connection of digital things that manage and monitor the enterprise infrastructure and processes, automatically tailoring service to the needs of each application and device.

Recent Publications

August 09, 2017

A Cloud Native Approach to 5G Network Slicing

  • Francini A.
  • Miller R.
  • Sharma S.

5G networks will have to support a set of very diverse and often extreme requirements. Network slicing offers an effective way to unlock the full potential of 5G networks and meet those requirements on a shared network infrastructure. This paper presents a cloud native approach to network slicing. The cloud ...

August 01, 2017

Modeling and simulation of RSOA with a dual-electrode configuration

  • De Valicourt G.
  • Liu Z.
  • Violas M.
  • Wang H.
  • Wu Q.

Based on the physical model of a bulk reflective semiconductor optical amplifier (RSOA) used as a modulator in radio over fiber (RoF) links, the distributions of carrier density, signal photon density, and amplified spontaneous emission photon density are demonstrated. One of limits in the use of RSOA is the lower ...

July 12, 2017

PrivApprox: Privacy-Preserving Stream Analytics

  • Chen R.
  • Christof Fetzer
  • Le D.
  • Martin Beck
  • Pramod Bhatotia
  • Thorsten Strufe

How to preserve users' privacy while supporting high-utility analytics for low-latency stream processing? To answer this question: we describe the design, implementation and evaluation of PRIVAPPROX, a data analytics system for privacy-preserving stream processing. PRIVAPPROX provides three properties: (i) Privacy: zero-knowledge privacy (ezk) guarantees for users, a privacy bound tighter ...