IEEE forms group to confront network traffic swells

first_img(Phys.org) — The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) is taking steps to come up with a new Ethernet standard capable of between 400Gbps and 1Tbps.The IEEE announced Tuesday it is forming a group focused on ringing wired Ethernet speeds up to where they will need to belong by 2015. Speeds which could peak at 1 Tbps. The announcement names the “IEEE 802.3 Industry Connections Higher Speed Ethernet Consensus Group” as the body now handed the mission to hammer out details of what will be the new standards for the next speed of Ethernet. The IEEE 802.3 Industry Connections Higher Speed Ethernet Consensus Group is to meet next month in Geneva from September 24 to September 25. While some observers refer to the problem as a traffic “swell,” numbers indicate it is more like a tsunami. Gregory Bell, Director, Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), and Director, Scientific Networking Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, said that even the phrase ‘big data’ doesn’t describe the revolution occurring in many scientific disciplines. He said one only has to consider CERN’s recent announcement of a new particle, evidence that had to be sifted from gigabytes of data generated every second. He called CERN data just the tip of the iceberg.“Within three to six years we predict the need for a minimum of 400 Gbps connectivity to meet data mobility needs of experiments in fusion, astrophysics, genomics, climate research and other fields.”Similarly, the existence of the new group comes after findings that show the need to start working towards new standards now. The Consensus group launch has its roots in the IEEE’s assessments of 802.3 Ethernet Bandwidth, and seeing an exponential climb in global bandwidth requirements (802.3 refers to standards defining the physical l and data link layer’s media access control of wired Ethernet), with total traffic doubling every 18 months. In a July IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group Communication, for example, it was said that “the bandwidth associated with core networking was observed, on average, to be doubling every eighteen months.” Although there was a wide variation in aggregated bandwidth needs, said the communication, “the observed trend that the doubling every eighteen months on average of bandwidth requirements associated with core networking is still a reasonable approximation. If the current trend continues, then this translates to an increase in traffic of a factor of 10 by 2015 compared to 2010 and by a factor of 100 by 2020.”The IEEE collected data is a reminder that the standards homework ahead is caused by far more than daily end users downloading movies or listening to music. The IEEE has been collecting data from data center networks, high-performance computing, financial markets, carrier and cable operators, Internet exchanges, and the scientific community.The most aggressive growth rates in network bandwidth consumption is happening in the financial sector and data-intensive science, the IEEE has found, with compounded annual growth rates of 95 percent and 70 percent, respectively.Potential participants to help decide on the new standards are likely to include users and producers of systems and components for carriers, Internet exchanges, financial markets, data centers, networking systems, high-performance computing, and network storage and servers. Explore further Citation: IEEE forms group to confront network traffic swells (2012, August 21) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2012-08-ieee-group-network-traffic.html IEEE Ratifies 802.11n Wireless LAN Specification More information:center_img © 2012 Phys.Org This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Image: Wikipedia. www.ieee802.org/3/ad_hoc/bwa/BWA_Report.pdfwww.businesswire.com/news/home … -IEEE-802.3-Tm-Grouplast_img read more

Debit card fraud Middleaged man arrested from Kansa

first_imgKolkata: Police arrested a middle-aged man from Kanksa in West Burdwan on charges of duping his colleagues by using their credit or debit cards without their knowledge.For the past few months, officials of a private healthcare unit noticed that money was getting deducted from their bank accounts. But initially it did not draw attention as they failed to realise it immediately after the money got deducted from their bank accounts. During investigation, police have found out that the arrested persons had opted a unique modus operandi while using debit cards of his colleagues for shopping and even didn’t get caught. He used to wait for the times when his colleagues left their wallets or mobile phones on the desk. Taking the opportunity of the situation, he used to take out the debit card from the wallet and keep away the mobile phone so that they do not get to see balance alert messages. He used to buy goods using the debit card and the mobile phone was needed to enter the one time password (OTP). He also used to delete the messages from the mobile phones. Later, he used to keep the mobile phones at such a place in the office itself that its actual owner used to think that he had kept there by mistake and used to carry on with his work without suspecting anyone. Police initiated a probe after two three employees found that their money got deducted from their bank accounts.While investigating into the cases, police have suspected that someone from the same workplace was behind the incidents and finally the middl-eaged man was arrested.last_img read more

No power in Ggn govt hospital for over 12 hours

first_imgGurugram: The pathetic state of health care system and lackadaisical approach of officials came to the fore after the Civil hospital in Sector -10 was without power for 12 hours. Even the life support system machines was without power.Though, the government hospital in Sector-10 does not get as many patients like in Sadar, there are still a sizeable amount of patients who come to the hospital which was set up to reduce the burden. On Monday from 11:00 am to 12:00 am the power connection went off. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeOwing to the maintenance issues and poor infrastructure, long hours of power cuts is a regular feature in Gurugram.For many patients, however, it was an infuriating experience as for long there were no corrective measures taken by the officials. There were also reports that some of the patients were seen by the doctors in the candlelight.”Who should we complain to? There is no one over here to listen our complaints. Ultimately we are waiting for the situation to improve so that the doctors can resume their work,” said Sunita Devi, one of the patients’ kin.There were also complaints that seeing the frustration and anger among the patients, most of the doctors and administrative officials left the hospital.This is not for the first time when power has gone off for a long duration in government hospital of Haryana.last_img read more