Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Mindblowing Stats from Cisco's VNI Forecast

Some interesting new stats from CISCO's annual Virtual Networking Index....the 2 that really jumped out at me though were:


  - Globally, Online Music is expected to be the most highly penetrated
  residential Internet service ―in 2011 there were 1.1 billion users (63
  percent of residential Internet users); in 2016 there are forecast to be
  1.8 billion users (79 percent of residential Internet users).

*Global File Sharing*

  - By 2016, global peer-to-peer traffic is projected to account for 54
  percent of global consumer Internet file sharing traffic, down from 77
  percent in 2011. On a quantity basis, however, the amount of peer-to-peer
  traffic is expected to increase from a rate of 4.6 exabytes per month in
  2011 to 10 exabytes per month by 2016.

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