The growing demand for novel and more powerful Internet, cloud computing and other telecommunications applications is stressing the scalability and energy efficiency (i.e. energy density and total energy consumption) of future Information and Communications Technologies core networks.
To face these challenges, UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Energy Efficiency convened leading experts from industry, academia and government for a highly interactive, facilitated discussion on February 7 & 8, 2013 to inform and expedite technology and architecture research in the field.
The roundtable was facilitated by Rod Alferness, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
To identify the technological and architectural advancements that will be required in transmission, switching and routing to develop scalable, energy efficient, next-generation core networks.