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Energy efficiency in access and aggregation networks: From current traffic to potential savings

Edoardo Bonetto, Alessandro Finamore, Marco Mellia, Riccardo Fiandra
2014 Computer Networks  
Access and aggregation networks account nowadays for a large share of the consumed energy in communication networks, and actions to ameliorate their energy cost are under investigation by the research  ...  At the PoP level, our dataset shows that it would be possible to save up to 50% of energy, and that even simple mechanisms would easily allow to save 30% of energy.  ...  Acknowledgment The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n. 257740 (Network of Excellence "TREND  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2014.03.008 fatcat:opddzmq5svdxrdxl4z2euapoj4

Revisiting Access and Aggregation Network Architecture

M. Feknous, B. Le Guyader, A. Gravey
2014 Journal of Advances in Computer Networks  
and potential energy savings.  ...  Optical technologies allow the end-user to take advantage of a very high bitrate access. This in turn modifies traffic patterns to be supported by access and aggregation (metro) networks.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was partially funded by the FP7 European project COMBO (Convergence of Fixed and Mobile Broadband access/aggregation networks).  ... 
doi:10.7763/jacn.2014.v2.104 fatcat:3t3sh3qs4rfgjil7d3hli7r4jm

Softwarization in Future Mobile Networks and Energy Efficient Networks [chapter]

Thembelihle Dlamini
2019 Mobile Computing [Working Title]  
In addition, these technologies are expected to facilitate the ease of efficient network management.  ...  Specifically, energy drained in BSs is due to the always-on approach (dimensioned for maximum expected capacity, yet traffic varies during the day), and in MEC servers, it is due to the computing-plus-communication  ...  In order to improve the energy efficiency, mobile traffic datasets can be used to come up with traffic-oriented network management solutions.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.89607 fatcat:lzk6rup6hzcllm6lmyo3h4dciy

On the Energy Efficiency Prospects of Network Function Virtualization [article]

Rashid Mijumbi
2015 arXiv   pre-print
and a 32% enhancement in energy efficiency.  ...  Equipment (VCPE) and Virtualized Radio Access Network (VRAN).  ...  The access and aggregation is used to connect users to the network using fixed or wireless access, aggregates wireless sites, and provides public switched telephone network (PSTN) service.  ... 
arXiv:1512.00215v1 fatcat:nilv35hipzbijobqlibhr4vvje

Green Wired Networks [chapter]

Alfonso Gazo Cervero, Michele Chincoli, Lars Dittmann, Andreas Fischer, Alberto E. Garcia, Jaime Galán-Jiménez, Laurent Lefevre, Hermann de Meer, Thierry Monteil, Paolo Monti, Anne-Cecile Orgerie, Louis-Francois Pau (+6 others)
2015 Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Energy Efficiency  
The aim is to make wired networks operate in an energy-efficient way because energy expenditure has become a major concern with the continued development of the Internet [1].  ...  Once this is done, the chapter focuses on static (network planning) and dynamic (traffic-engineering) schemes that can be used to reduce the energy consumption of networks.  ...  Energy-efficient networking means that we aim to transport the same amount of traffic (in bits) with lower energy consumption (in joules) than is currently the case.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118981122.ch3 fatcat:ssjbkvsjcnhk7h7nhfh6dn7bse

Greening potential estimation of data network equipment

Yuhwa Suh, Kiyoung Kim, Jongseok Choi, Yongtae Shin
2015 2015 17th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)  
Secondly, we estimate energy consumption, costs, and energy savings potential of data network equipment in detail.  ...  The main concept of it is to improve energy efficiency in the Internet for reduction of unnecessary energy consumption.  ...  We supposed that the energy consumption of network-connected equipment grows annually at 7.3% from 2008 to 2015 and at 6.3% from 2016 to 2020 the same as [7] and ECO scenario has 20% energy savings potential  ... 
doi:10.1109/icact.2015.7224910 fatcat:juwrdekp5zbotkxtn6wzo44tzm

Dimming Cellular Networks

David Tipper, Abdelmounaam Rezgui, Prashant Krishnamurthy, Peera Pacharintanakul
2010 2010 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference GLOBECOM 2010  
We illustrate the ability of dimming techniques to adapt the capacity and network services in proportion to the dynamic spatial and temporal load resulting in significant energy savings through numerical  ...  The number of cell sites in the USA increased from 183,689 in Dec., 2005 to 247,081 in Dec., 2009.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Mr. Tae-hoon Kim for his help with some of the illustrations in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocom.2010.5683239 dblp:conf/globecom/TipperRKP10 fatcat:jcpztxcztzaurflzgqyihje2jm

Minimizing ISP Network Energy Cost: Formulation and Solutions

L. Chiaraviglio, M. Mellia, F. Neri
2012 IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking  
In particular, we propose and assess strategies to concentrate network traffic on a minimal subset of network resources.  ...  Results show that the power savings can be significant, e.g., larger than 35%. Index Terms-Green networks, link and node switchoff, network design.  ...  Both energy-efficient networks and a standard network are considered.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnet.2011.2161487 fatcat:cki76qvujvfsnc7suxm2laatly

Traffic demand-based cooperation strategy in cognitive radio networks

Zhiyu Dai, Vincent W. S. Wong
2014 2014 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)  
We formulate this problem as a non-transferable utility (NTU) coalition formation game problem, where each SU in a coalition has a coalition value that takes into account traffic demand and energy efficiency  ...  Simulation results show that our proposed algorithm achieves higher throughput and energy efficiency with a lower computational complexity compared to previously proposed coalition formation algorithm  ...  Then SU i calculates its payoff in potential new coalition according to (9) (line 11) and compares it with its current payoff (line 12).  ... 
doi:10.1109/wcnc.2014.6952528 dblp:conf/wcnc/DaiW14 fatcat:dl6ven46nrbermmfay23r4gsji

TREND big picture on energy-efficient backbone networks

Esther Le Rouzic, Raluca-Maria Indre, Luca Chiaraviglio, Francesco Musumeci, Achille Pattavina, Jorge Lopez Vizcaino, Yabin Ye, Ward Van Heddeghem, Andrea Bianco, Edoardo Bonetto, Michela Meo, Felipe Jimenez (+2 others)
2013 2013 24th Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications - Green ICT (TIWDC)  
This has triggered interest for more energy efficient ways to design and operate telecommunication networks.  ...  Potential savings are presented and discussed with respect to their impact and applicability within the global picture.  ...  Achievable energy savings range from 10% to 30% depending on the network topology and the traffic load [9] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tiwdc.2013.6664209 fatcat:qphgeugmjbf5hddjuqwbmxsmea

Cognitive Capacity Harvesting Networks: Architectural Evolution Toward Future Cognitive Radio Networks

Haichuan Ding, Yuguang Fang, Xiaoxia Huang, Miao Pan, Pan Li, Savo Glisic
2017 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
and efficiently manage resource harvesting and mobile traf-fic while enabling users without cognitive radios to access and ). enjoy CCHN services.  ...  One pressing and fundamental problem is how to integrate cognitive radios into current wireless networks to enhance network capacity and improve users' experience.  ...  In-Network Caching In the CCHN, SUs' traffic and PUs' activities vary independently, which makes it difficult to efficiently utilize spectrum access opportunities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2017.2677082 fatcat:cujzxnqpfbagreyrfjmg6oryru

Towards eco-friendly home networking

Mathias Gibbens, Chris Gniady, Beichuan Zhang
2016 Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems  
We analyzed five week-long traces of home network traffic and identified a number of energy saving opportunities.  ...  The goal of this paper is to analyze the network activity of wireless home routers, investigate energy optimization opportunities, and present mechanisms for improving the energy efficiency of wireless  ...  This research was funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0844569 and 1064963.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.suscom.2015.11.003 fatcat:sim245eaendvxp2eykdjb2g2ra

Towards eco-friendly home networking

Mathias Gibbens, Chris Gniady, Beichuan Zhang
2014 International Green Computing Conference  
We analyzed five week-long traces of home network traffic and identified a number of energy saving opportunities.  ...  The goal of this paper is to analyze the network activity of wireless home routers, investigate energy optimization opportunities, and present mechanisms for improving the energy efficiency of wireless  ...  This research was funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0844569 and 1064963.  ... 
doi:10.1109/igcc.2014.7039174 dblp:conf/green/GibbensGZ14 fatcat:vvniypfeyvfdvhjexblxbpqs6y

Energy Efficient Neural Network Embedding in IoT over Passive Optical Networks [article]

Mohammed Moawad Alenazi, Barzan A. Yosuf, Taisir El-Gorashi, Jaafar M.H.Elmirghani
2020 arXiv   pre-print
To this end, we present an energy efficient neural network (EE-NN) service embedding framework for IoT based smart homes.  ...  The results of the MILP model show that our optimized NN can save up to 86% by embedding processing modules in IoT devices and up to 72% in fog nodes due to the limited capacity of IoT devices.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), through INTERNET (EP/H040536/1), STAR (EP/K016873/1) and TOWS (EP/S016570  ... 
arXiv:2005.00877v1 fatcat:gdvi3lv5evfdre27hckpad46qu

Handling QoS Traffic in Wireless Sensor Networks [chapter]

Mohamed Younis, Kemal Akkaya, Moustafa Youssef
2009 Encyclopedia on Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing  
Transmission of data in such cases requires both energy and QoS aware network management in order to ensure efficient usage of the sensor resources and effective access to the gathered measurements.  ...  In this paper, we highlight the architectural and operational challenges of handling of QoS traffic in sensor networks. We report on progress make to-date and outline open research problems.  ...  This is due to the fact that such an application generates significant redundant data that can be aggregated on route to the sink, thus reducing traffic and saving energy.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812833495_0010 fatcat:vuyu7ovhobe6tbcl2cgmnlxzu4
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