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Global cloud traffic will increase 12-fold by 2015

GROWTH OF THE CLOUD Global data center (DC) traffic growth is projected to quadruple from 2010 to 2015 with data center traffic growth specifically in the cloud forecasted to grow 12-fold during that period. Traditional DC Traffic 4.8 ZB Cloud DC Traffic 34% 1.1 ZB 66% 000000 11% 89% 00000 00 IMI 2010 2015 But where is that data center traffic coming from? BY 2015 of total data center traffic will be in the form of data center-to-user traffic, such as web, email, 0.8 ZB internal VoD, et al. That's like... You Tube 4.6 quadrillion emails sent. 1.8 quadrillion web pages browsed. 99 trillion minutes of YouTube videos watched. 230 trillion photos uploaded to Facebook. But that's only 17 percent of projected global data center traffic in 2015. 17% So where is the rest coming from? Some is coming from DC-to-DC traffic, But the vast majority will still be coming from intra-data center traffic, such as such as replication and inter-database links. storage, production and development data, and authentication. 7% 76% CISCO '"|"|" Source: Cisco Global Cloud Index

Global cloud traffic will increase 12-fold by 2015

shared by rmmojado on Dec 28
Better grab an umbrella, because it’s about to get real cloudy. A new study by Cisco estimates that global traffic generated by cloud computing services will increase a staggering 12 times by 2015 c...


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