The Future X Network: A Bell Labs Perspective

Marcus K. Weldon

March 1, 2016 by CRC Press
Reference - 470 Pages - 159 Color
ISBN 9781498779142 - CAT# K29853

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Features

  • Written by Bell Labs President, Marcus K. Weldon, Bell Labs researchers, Bell Labs Consultants, as well as members of the Nokia Corporate Chief Technology Office team
  • Provides authoritative guidance on how networks are evolving and will shape our future
  • Outlines how Bell Labs sees the future of networking unfolding and the key technological breakthroughs needed at both the architectural and systems levels
  • Discusses the IP, SDN, and NFV technologies that will be at the core of the new era in networking

Summary

We are at the dawn of an era in networking that has the potential to define a new phase of human existence. This era will be shaped by the digitization and connection of everything and everyone with the goal of automating much of life, effectively creating time by maximizing the efficiency of everything we do and augmenting our intelligence with knowledge that expedites and optimizes decision-making and everyday routines and processes.

The Future X Network: A Bell Labs Perspective outlines how Bell Labs sees this future unfolding and the key technological breakthroughs needed at both the architectural and systems levels. Each chapter of the book is dedicated to a major area of change and the network and systems innovation required to realize the technological revolution that will be the essential product of this new digital future.