Network IP Traffic Growth Continues
According to Cisco, global IP traffic will increase nearly threefold over the next 5 years, and will have increased 127-fold from 2005 to 2021. Overall, IP traffic will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 24 percent to 2021.
And, annual global IP traffic will reach 3.3 ZB (ZB; 1000 Exabytes) by 2021.
Mobile, video, and real-time applications will experience rapid growth which will require dramatic growth in networked data center infrastructure.