Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Basics of Ubiquitous Networking

Basics of Ubiquitous Networking
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Kevin Park (University of Auckland, New Zealand)and Jairo A. Gutierrez (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 15
Source title: Mobile Multimedia Communications: Concepts, Applications, and Challenges
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Gour Karmakar (Monash University, Australia)and Laurence S. Dooley (Monash University, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-766-9.ch010


View Basics of Ubiquitous Networking on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.


Networking is no longer a luxury but rather has reached a stage where it could be regarded as a commodity, if not a necessity. Improvements in networking technologies and devices have resulted in many services and facilities that were considered a dream just a decade ago. The demands of users and organizations are driving networks to provide four “A’s” networking, or the “anytime, anywhere, by anything and anyone” networking, referred to as “ubiquitous networking”. This chapter provides an overview of ubiquitous networking, commencing with a discussion on how ubiquitous networking environments will change our lives, followed by a section on the importance of networking infrastructure, along with the applications and services necessary to maximise the benefits of a ubiquitous networking environment. Furthermore, this chapter addresses the global evolution of ubiquitous networking including some of New Zealand’s attempts in this increasingly important field.

Related Content

Nithin Kalorth, Vidya Deshpande. © 2024. 7 pages.
Nitesh Behare, Vinayak Chandrakant Shitole, Shubhada Nitesh Behare, Shrikant Ganpatrao Waghulkar, Tabrej Mulla, Suraj Ashok Sonawane. © 2024. 24 pages.
T.S. Sujith. © 2024. 13 pages.
C. Suganya, M. Vijayakumar. © 2024. 11 pages.
B. Harry, Vijayakumar Muthusamy. © 2024. 19 pages.
Munise Hayrun Sağlam, Ibrahim Kirçova. © 2024. 19 pages.
Elif Karakoç Keskin. © 2024. 19 pages.
Body Bottom