Historical VNI Forecast Perspective: Historically, Cisco VNI projections have generally been viewed as conservative; however, the forecast has proven to be quite accurate throughout its six-year history.
•In the initial 2007 VNI Forecast, Cisco projected an overall IP traffic volume of 28.4 exabytes per month by 2011. The actual volume in 2011 was 30.7 exabytes per month. The actual volume was about 7 percent higher than what Cisco projected five years ago. •In the 2008 VNI Forecast, Cisco predicted that in 2010 Internet video would surpass P2P in traffic volume. In 2010, Internet video surpassed P2P in traffic volume -- confirming the Cisco VNI Forecast.
When comparing past forecasts to estimated actual amounts in a given year, the Cisco VNI forecast typically ranges between 2 percent to 10 percent (on the conservative side).
•Infographics will be embedded: Link to Infographics online: http://cisco.com/en/US/solutions/ns341/ns525/ns537/ns705/ns1186/vnisa_infographics.html
•Thomas Barnett, senior manager of Product & Solutions Marketing for Cisco, and Arielle Sumits, principal analyst for Cisco's VNI Forecast discuss highlights from the study. http://www.youtube.com/embed/DRWQKZDoyQU •Welcome to the Zettabyte Era: http://www.youtube.com/embed/cVMxu5G0oEw
•Join Cisco's webcast live from Washington D.C., featuring the VNI Forecast results, 2011-2016 on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. (PDT) by visiting http://www.ustreamtv.com/ciscotv. •Cisco Visual Networking Index home page •Learn more about our free Cisco Global Internet Speed Test (GIST) application •See latest Cisco GIST test results worldwide •For more information about Cisco's service provider news and activities visit the SP360 Blog, follow us on Twitter @CiscoSPVideo or hashtag #VNI or SP360 SlideShare
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