Disaster-resilient networking: a new vision based on movable and deployable resource units

@article{Sakano2013DisasterresilientNA,
  title={Disaster-resilient networking: a new vision based on movable and deployable resource units},
  author={Toshikazu Sakano and Zubair Md. Fadlullah and Ngo Duc Thuan and Hiroki Nishiyama and Masataka Nakazawa and Fumiyuki Adachi and Nei Kato and Atsushi Takahara and Tomoaki Kumagai and Hiromichi Kasahara and Shigeki Kurihara},
  journal={IEEE Network},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={40-46}
}
During the great east Japan earthquake on March 11, 2011, a lot of ICT resources - telecom switching offices, optical fiber links, and so forth - were completely or partially damaged due to the tremor and the resultant tsunami. As a consequence, the demand for ICT services explosively increased, mainly because the people of the affected areas were trying desperately to communicate with the outside world that led to a phenomenal rise in the network traffic. In the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone… 
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