Global IP Networks Focus on Sharpening Their Edge
According to the latest VNI forecast, the Service Provider networks are growing edgier.
Global digitization – connecting homes, health, cities and what not!!
By 2021, there will be an average of 1.75 M2M connections per capita globally – demonstrating how pervasive M2M connections are going to become to our networked lives making Internet of Things (IoT) a reality.
Imagining 5G: The Future Network of ”Things”. The Evolving Landscape of IoT and Wearables
5G, with very high bandwidth, ultra-low latency and dynamic resource allocation capabilities, is going to shape the evolving IoT landscape.
Predicting the impact of 5G. Mobile innovation will create new levels of bandwidth consumption
The 2017 Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) forecasts that there will be about 25 million 5G capable devices and connections by 2021, which will generate 8.9 exabytes (EB) of annual mobile data traffic.
Containers Hold an Agile Approach to Data Center Virtualization
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, container is a noun, and is defined as a receptacle for holding goods. Alternatively, it also means, a portable compartment in which freight is placed (as on a train or ship) for convenience of movement. In this blog, I’ll be talking about containers in the networking sense and the important […]
Global Data Center Growth: Supporting the Next Data Deluge
Data centers house servers, physical or virtual, that provide storage, communications, and networking to the growing number of networked devices, users, and business processes in general. The growing importance of data analytics—the result of big data coming from ubiquitously networked end-user devices and IoT alike—has added to the value and growth of data centers. We […]
Comparing Generational Digital Footprint
It’s often said that “apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” – and my “apple” has fallen very close to me. This summer, my 18-year-old daughter earned the opportunity to work as an intern at Cisco. As a 20-year Cisco veteran, my daughter’s internship inspired me to reflect on my career experiences in the Internet […]
This weekend, I evinced a big change in my youngest daughter. She emerged from her summer couch potato cocoon and blossomed into an active youngster chasing after fictional creatures in natural sunlight. Within 2 days of its launch, Pokémon Go had number of users almost at par with Twitter, the popular social media network that […]
Sizes, shapes and screens (oh my!): Understanding the shifts and volume growth in global devices and connections
In the latest annual update to Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, 2015-2020 we forecasted that the global number of IP connected devices and connections will grow from 16.3 billion in 2015 to 26.3 billion in 2020 – adding net new 10 billion device and connections. What could be exciting about the consistent growth […]