The Evolving Enterprise Edge
Speaker(s) : Jin Xiao (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Over the past years, we have seen a surge of changes in the enterprise IT sector due to increase use of mobile and wireless devices, sensors and edge electronics. Enterprise clients are looking for new agile, future-proof technologies of the future to help them address pressing mobile and Cloud connectivity needs. At the same time, enteprise network are required to be cost-effective and simple to management. In this talk, we will examine current edge network techonologies: PON, DAS, Wi-Fi (802.11ac), as well as emerging edge management trends: software-defined network and mobile management solutions, and talk about what is hot and upcoming in the enterprise market space.
Short bio: Jin Xiao is a Research Scientist at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. He works with IBM Global network and cabling team to develop and bring to market next generation enterprise network technologies and managment solution. Jin received his undergraduate degree from University of Calgary, Canada with first class honour, and his PhD degree from University of Waterloo. Prior to joining IBM, Jin was a research professor at POSTECH, South Korea, leading research projects on Smart Grid, Smartphone management solutions, and Smart Home applications for U-Health.