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IP Traffic Will Need a Fast Lane for Video in 2018

…or 1 million video minutes every second, or nearly two years’ worth (657 days) of video every second. Cisco’s VNI projects that IP video will be responsible for 79 percent of all IP traffic by 2018, up from 66 percent in 2013. Of that, high definition (HD) video will generate more traffic than standard definition (SD) video. Residential, business and mobile consumers continue to have strong demand for advanced video services across all network…


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Off to the LTE Asia Awards: Singapore or Bust

…n run on our purpose built hardware platform the Cisco Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 5000 Series or on this same StarOS version can run in a virtual mode Cisco Quantum Virtualized Packet Core (Quantum vPC) on an x86 server and is totally hypervisor independent. StarOS’ modular software services all of the 3GPP and other standards for mobile connectivity with SGSN/GGSN/MME/Packet Core functions. StarOS Software was designed with virtualization…


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

…aphic regions in the map to view the impact of global IP traffic. According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI), globally, there will be 20.6 billion networked devices by 2018, up from 12.4 billion in 2013. VNI is part of Cisco’s ongoing effort to forecast and analyze the growth and use of IP networks worldwide. VNI also forecasts that global Internet Protocol (IP) traffic will increase nearly three-fold over the next five years due to more…


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It’s a Brave New Virtualized World With InterCloud, 4K, Analytics, Advertising, and So Much More

…vices utilizing newer infrastructure architectures. Cisco’s report on the growth of Internet traffic (the VNI Global IP Traffic and Service Adoption Forecast) declares that by 2018, the world will reach 2.5 trillion Internet video minutes per month.  That’s 5 million years of video will cross the Internet each month. The quality of video is also increasing, with 4K video technology now becoming available. Soon this will become mainstr…


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Have Global IPv6 Deployments Really Slowed Down?

…e (M2M) connections has increased exponentially. To put this in perspective, the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) 2013-2018 forecast estimates that there will be about 4 billion Internet users by 2018, which is 52% of the world’s projected population (7.6 billion people). And for every person on the Earth in 2018, there will be about 3 global Internet connections — that’s more than 21 billion devices/connections by 2018.The current commu…


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