Fujitsu Laboratories of America Announces Next Generation Internet Routing Technology
New prototype leverages content of message rather than the IP address leading to greater network efficiencies
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The new technology utilizes NDN’s built-in caching function which is very effective for caching of processed data. If the same 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 delay. Finally, the technology enhances the NDN security by extending the security to the entire communication chain which protects the integrity of data not only at the end point but also at each equipment node in between.
“Given the explosive growth in traffic, the internet is ripe for new advancements in data transmission and security”, said Daiki Masumoto, Senior Vice President at Fujitsu Laboratories of America. “With our innovative new technologies, we are delighted to spearhead next generation internet architectures as part of the NDN consortium”.
In NDN, the request packet is called “interest”, and there is a corresponding “data” packet which goes through the same path but in the opposite direction. The interest has all the equipment information, which is necessary to obtain the final processed data, with the order of processing or data acquisition. When the interest packet, which travels in the opposite order of processing, reaches the final equipment, data packet is produced. The packet then goes though the processed order with the actual data processing and finally reaches the requestor. The new technology utilizes both the interest packet and data packet.
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Date: February 16, 2016
City: Sunnyvale, CA
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