IP traffic to quadruple by 2015
Jun 01 2011 - "... Cisco got its crystal ball out to predict that global internet traffic will quadruple by 2015. With nearly every electronic device having some kind of internet connection these days, it's no wonder that Cisco reckoned there will be 15 billion devices connected by 2015. To emphasise the signifigance of that forecast, that figure averages out to about two devices per person on the entire planet... The projected statistics are part of Cisco's annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast*, which the company developed to estimate global Internet Protocol traffic growth and trends and is now in its fifth year. More revealing information suggests that there will be a million minutes of video being beamed over the internet per second and we'll be close to using 1 zettabyte (ZB) of data by 2015. The networking hardware vendor attributes the growth to the huge number of mobile connected devices like smartphones and tablets. It also claimed that almost half of the world's population will be connected by 2015, with nearly 3 billion users online..."
June 1, 2011
Edited by AplusWebMaster, 02 June 2011 - 03:42 AM.