Ubersleep: An innovative mechanism to save energy in IEEE 802.11 based WLANs

S Sudarshan Ranga Prasad Ajit Kumar Rachna Bhatia Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma
Abstract: Perpetually rising energy costs are forcing research communities to focus their efforts on a reduction of the global CO 2 footprint, and since Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) account for a significant percentage of the overall global energy consumption, energy efficiency is becoming increasingly important in the operation of ICT infrastructure, especially in enterprise and data center networks. Simultaneously, the proliferation of devices such as smartphones and tablets, which have to use battery ...