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Networking Technology


This subtopic focuses on information technology innovations that will enhance the performance, functionality and monitoring of information networks, with particular emphasis on the internet and Internet of Things (IoT) networks.

Examples of relevant technical fields include (but are not limited to): software defined infrastructure - including software defined networking and software defined storage; software defined data centers; analytics to optimize network performance; network visualization; network protocols; technologies to reduce network congestion and improve network resiliency; data management and processing technologies for resource-constrained environments such as in Internet of Things (IoT) applications; machine-to-machine networks; network-based data storage and retrieval technologies; data distribution - e.g. video distribution; anywhere/anytime access to data and services.

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