vni

Service Provider Network Monetization and Innovative Service Offers

By Shruti Jain, Senior analyst, SP Thought Leadership The latest Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast 2013-2018, highlights the following key trends: The number of mobile users is growing: By 2018, more than 64% of the world’s population (7.6 billion people) will be mobile users. The number of mobile end user devices and connections […]

February 24, 2014

SECURITY

What will Security for the Network of the Future Look Like?

In the next few years, there will be more mobile users and more mobile connections than ever: By 2018, there will be 4.9 billion mobile users, up from 4.1 billion in 2013, according to the newly released Cisco VNI forecast In addition, there will be 10 billion mobile-ready devices and connections, which includes 8 billion […]

February 5, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data Forecast Update (2013 – 2018)

Wireless momentum continues worldwide and mobile data traffic expected to increase nearly 11-fold Today, Cisco released its latest Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Forecast, 2013-2018, projecting future mobile data traffic over cellular networks (2G, 3G, or 4G) and wi-fi off-load traffic. Our detailed research, including region-specific and some country-specific data, can be found in […]

October 7, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Connectivity Transforming the World

Cisco Champions ask Challenging Questions.  This is the first in a blog series presented by Carlos Dominguez and Jimmy Ray Purser. I recently had an opportunity to sit down with our Cisco Champions to discuss a range of topics about the future of technology.  Here’s a question of particular interest from Robert Novak: “How can […]

Comcast’s “Take” on VNI Forecast Implications

Cisco recently released the latest version of our VNI Forecast, a 5-year look ahead at data traffic growth trends. I caught up with Kevin McElearney, SVP Network Engineering at Comcast, to talk about the implications this latest VNI Forecast has for Comcast’s planning. You can check out what Kevin has to say here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7t2V8ViSCM

Winning Stories Bring Networking to Life: VNI Service Awards

Last week we notified the five winners of our inaugural VNI Service Awards competition.  When we launched this program on March 26, 2013 our goal was to inspire others about the human aspect of what it means to be connected. We wanted to learn how various communication technologies were being used. How does having access […]

Six Insights: Implications of the VNI Forecast 2012-2017

Shortly before we released this year’s Cisco VNI Forecast 2012-2017* on May 29th, I had a chance to contemplate the implications behind all the report’s data. The Forecast makes it clear that IP traffic will continue to grow “in leaps and bounds” through 2017, but there is so much more information lying hidden within the […]

May 30, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The 2017 Internet: A Look at the Future, Courtesy of the Cisco VNI Forecast

Visualize this: nearly half the Earth’s population – 3.6 billion people – connected to the Internet for communication, commerce, education, information, and entertainment.  Think that’s too futuristic? Think again. By 2017, less than five years from today, that will be our reality. This prediction is one of several key findings from the newly released Cisco […]