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IP Traffic Will Need a Fast Lane for Video in 2018

…rends. Cisco is helping prepare service providers for the multi-faceted IP traffic growth, as projected by Cisco’s VNI. In my next blog, I’ll explore content delivery networks (CDN) and IP traffic topology. For more information about Cisco’s IP traffic forecast, refer to “Cisco VNI: Forecast and Methodology, 2013–2018” and visit the other resources and updates at the VNI page. If you have any questions, please tweet us @CiscoVNI….

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Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Understanding the Evolution of Internet Users, Devices and Connections

…nd and prepare for the Internet’s booming growth as projected for the next five years. In my next blog, I’ll go into stricter detail regarding IP Video Traffic and its effect on service providers’ networks. For more information about Cisco’s IP traffic forecast, refer to “Cisco VNI: Forecast and Methodology, 2013–2018” and visit the other resources and updates at the VNI page. If you have any questions, please tweet us @CiscoVNI….

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Have Global IPv6 Deployments Really Slowed Down?

…ble smartphones and tablets by 2018, up from 882 Million in 2013. 94% of laptops will be IPv6-capable in 2018, reaching 797 million and 34% of M2M connections will be IPv6-capable in 2018, reaching 2.4 billion (source: Cisco VNI Forecast). (Source: Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) 2013-2018) So yes, there is a steady, ever deepening , hum of global IPv6 deployments occurring in the background with a crescendo coming  forthwith in the near…

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Cisco Evolved Programmable Network: Virtualized Services in an EPN World

…the game!  We have all seen the growth projections of video, mobility, the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT), and as I am writing this blog the Cisco VNI update was just published.  How timely! The latest update to the VNI states that global IP traffic will grow almost 300% from 2013 to 2018 resulting in 1.6 zettabytes annually by 2018.  By comparison, the previous version of the VNI indicated that global IP traffic would reach 1.3…

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2014 Cisco VNI Forecast: It’s not just about big numbers

…burden on 3G/4G networks (enabling Wi-Fi offloading) and also to extend the reach of their content to subscribers beyond their residential environments (via public hotspots). For more information and insights from the latest VNI study, I invite you to explore the following links: Watch Cisco’s VNI Forecast 2013-2018 webcast featuring key findings presented by Doug Webster, VP Service Provider Marketing at Cisco and a panel discussion…

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