Fujitsu Laboratories of America Wins Best Demo Award at ACM Conference
Award Given for Demonstration of a Functional Chaining System Enabled by Named-Data Networking
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Named-Data Networking (NDN) is a proposed future internet architecture where-in information is accessed not based on the physical location of the host that carries the information but rather on data being retrieved. This content centric model has several potential advantages including congestion reduction, speed and security. Functional chaining is an emerging use case of NDN where the user requests composite services consisting of an ordered set of functions that are applied to raw data. If the processed data is requested by nearby users, the request will not travel all the way to the information source but can be acquired from the cached node. Additionally, the system utilizes the information contained in the packet to optimize and shorten the path of the travelling packet thereby reducing traffic load and communication latency, and to secure the whole functional chaining via detecting any malicious producers or functions during the entire processing procedure.
“As a leader in next-generation internet architectures we are at the forefront of developing new technologies to bring connectivity to people and societies across the globe” said Masayuki Kato, CEO of Fujitsu Laboratories of America”. “We are delighted to win this award from the ACM as it validates our technology direction and research excellence”.
A functional chaining request consists of the name of raw data and an ordered set of functions. By leveraging the proposed naming semantics and on-the-fly processing procedures of the demonstration system, a functional chaining request can be executed dynamically and seamlessly. Fujitsu Laboratories of America also demonstrated a functional chaining forwarding strategy and a whole chain security scheme, which can improve the system performance in terms of forwarding efficiency and security.
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Date: October 20, 2016
City: Sunnyvale, CA
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