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|February 10, 2014 10:07 AM EST||
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This IDC study examines the technological drivers behind ICT transformation and identifies and describes five key interrelated trends that are driving network change in the immediate two- to five-year future. We then take a closer examination of 10 state-of-the-art emerging technologies that will transform global communications and electronics in the longer-term horizon over the next decade or more.
"The global ICT sector is poised for dramatic transformation over the next decade as novel technologies and entirely new approaches to handle the unprecedented data explosion make their way to market," says Lawrence Surtees, principal analyst and vice president, Communications research and study author at IDC Canada.
Table of Contents
In This Study
New Technology Drivers
Five Immediate Trends
Wireless, Wireless, Wireless!
LTE at Metro Ethernet Speed Soon
Gigabit LTE Next
DARPA Pursues 100Gbps RF Backbone
Faster Optical Networks
CANARIE Deploys Ciena 100Gbps
From 100Gbps to 400Gbps in the Core
And 40Gbps to 100Gbps in Ethernet Edge
Toward Terabit Ethernet
Hollow-Core Fiber to Boost Speed Further
Rogers and Bell Embrace NFC
Interac Flash Bypasses Wireless Providers
Software-Defined Networks and Network Integration
Vendors Eagerly Embrace SDN
NSPs Test SDN While Awaiting Standards
Google Embraces SDN with OpenFlowSAVI Test Bed Readied
Next Big Things: Ten Long-Term Enabling Technologies
WiGig: Gigabit WiFi
Millimeter Wave Power Amplifiers
Millimeter Wave Rocket Propulsion
Heterogenous Wireless Networks
Cognitive Software-Defined Radios and MIMO Antennas
M3M Maritime Surveillance
Sapphire Space Junk Tracker
Extreme Miniaturization: Systems on a Chip
RF System on a Chip
SoCs Needed for HetNets and Triple-Play Platforms
Seven Devices, One Chip to Navigate Without GPS
Multifunction Cryogenic Superconducting Chips
Enabling Big Data
Massively Parallel Processing
Deep Learning to Extract Meaning
Next-Generation Speech and Video Search
Gallium Nitride Next-Generation Semiconductors
Nanoscale Optoelectronics and Photonics
Actions to Consider
Table: Millimeter Waves
Table: Heterogenous Wireless Networks
Table: Cognitive Radios and Smart Antennas
Table: Miniature Satellites
Table: Systems on a Chip
Table: Multifunction Cryogenic Superconducting Chips
Table: Enabling Big Data Analytics
Table: Gallium Nitride Semiconductors
Table: Nanoscale Optoelectronics and Plasmonics
Table: Quantum Cryptography
Figure: The 3rd Platform Defines "The New IT"
Figure: Circuit Density: Transistors per Microchip, 1970-2030 (M)
Figure: Global Internet Traffic Forecast by Device Type, 2012-2017
Figure: Ethernet Bandwidth Projection Core Versus Server, 1995-2020 (Mbps)
Figure: Rise of Converged ICT Systems
Figure: Wasu Network Topology with 100G Optical
Figure: Ethernet Link Speeds, 2011 and 2013
Figure: Machine-to-Machine Ecosystem
Figure: Near-Field Communications Applications
Figure: Future Internet Architecture of IPv6 with LISP
Figure: Google's B4 Global WAN Software-Defined Network
Figure: Corporate Heterogeneous Networks for 4G and WiGig
Figure: HetNet Distributed Antenna System
Figure: Cognitive Radio Spectrum Hole Dynamic Spectrum Allocation
Figure: Beamforming Smart Antenna
Figure: Canadian M3MSat Minisatellite Coastal Patrol Constellation
Figure: Space Debris Growth, 1958-2011
Figure: System on a Chip
Figure: Objects Stored in Amazon S3 Cloud Service, 2006-2Q13 (B)
Figure: Cray XE6 Titan Massively Parallel Supercomputer
Figure: Accumulo Open Source Big Data Engine
Figure: University of Toronto Leads in Deep Learning and Cognitive Computing
Figure: Semiconductor Performance Traits by Number of Transistors on a Single Chip, 1985-2010 ('000, MHz, Watts)
Figure: Gallium Nitride Next-Generation Semiconductor Material
Figure: Plasmonic Optoelectronic Microrings
Figure: D-Wave QuickSilver Cryogenic Quantum Chip Package
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