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The Art of Network Architecture: Business-Driven Design by Denise Donohue, Russ White

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Chapter 15. Network in Motion

People just can’t sit still any longer. Looking for users at their desks? Forget about it. They’re probably out in the yard, sitting on a table at the local café, or maybe even sitting on the beach using a tablet to access services on your network. Or they’re driving their car (don’t text and drive!), or... What’s a network architect to do with all these people moving around?

Design mobility into the network, of course. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.

Fair warning, however: mobility isn’t an easy problem to solve. In fact, among all the problems to solve on a modern network, mobility is probably one of the hardest you’ll encounter. It might be neat to be able to check your email from the porch of a mountain getaway ...

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