Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Backbone speed trends

We have been talking about backbone growth and speed increases. A NetworkWorld article summarizes Ethernet improvement over time and describes coming standards of up to 100Gbits per second. The article reports that Equinix data centers are seeing a doubling of traffic every 12-14 months and that YouTube is now serving up to 25Gbps and will soon be up to 75.

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