MobilityFirst

Arun Venkataramani, James F. Kurose, Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Kiran Nagaraja, Morley Mao, Suman Banerjee
2014 Computer communication review  
MobilityFirst is a future Internet architecture with mobility and trustworthiness as central design goals. Mobility means that all endpoints -devices, services, content, and networks -should be able to frequently change network attachment points in a seamless manner. Trustworthiness means that the network must be resilient to the presence of a small number of malicious endpoints or network routers. MobilityFirst enhances mobility by cleanly separating names or identifiers from addresses or
more » ... rk locations, and enhances security by representing both in an intrinsically verifiable manner, relying upon a massively scalable, distributed, global name service to bind names and addresses, and to facilitate services including device-to-service, multicast, anycast, and context-aware communication, content retrieval, and more. A key insight emerging from our experience is that a logically centralized global name service can significantly enhance mobility and security and transform network-layer functionality. Recognizing and validating this insight is the key contribution of the MobilityFirst architectural effort.
doi:10.1145/2656877.2656888 fatcat:irlmjf5amjbgfh6cp4dtaxyooe