"IP networks will feel traffic pain in 2009" (C|Net & Cisco)

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Tue Jan 20 23:31:51 UTC 2009

> "Cisco VNI projections indicate that IP traffic will increase at a combined
> annual growth rate (CAGR) of 46 percent from 2007 to 2012, nearly doubling
> every two years. This will result in an annual bandwidth demand on the
> world's IP networks of approximately 522 exabytes2, or more than half a
> zettabyte."
> http://news.cnet.com/8301-13846_3-10145480-62.html


from a much earlier thread...

> > that lesson is, the installed base is meaningless, and how we did it
> > before is meaningless, all that matters is getting growth right.
> >
> >         Mike O'dell...  Mo's Law.  1994
> I believe the quote is What installed base?
> /vijay

	to play devils advocate, how much impact does caching have
	on the total traffic flow anyway?  


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