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Cloud Traffic Growing Fast Inside the Data Center

Nov 29, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Among the key forecasts from the new Cloud report is that overall data center IP traffic will grow between 2010 and 2015 at a compound annual growth rate of 33 percent. Overall traffic will grow from 1.1 Zettabytes in 2010 to 4.8 Zettabytes in 2015.

"The interesting part about the 4.8 Zettabyte figure is that it is higher than what we forecast in the Visual Networking Index for the network itself and this caught us by surprise," Doug Webster, Sr. Director of SP Marketing at Cisco told InternetNews.com. "The vast majority of traffic is staying within the data center itself."

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