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CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced

CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
Last week, Cisco announced the results of its annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, 2009-2014. Here are some of the key findings of the study. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
The results project that global Internet traffic will increase more than fourfold to 767 exabytes, or more than 3/4 of a Zettabyte, by 2014. This amount is 100 exabytes higher than the projected level in 2013, or an increase the equivalent of 10 times all the traffic traversing Internet Protocol networks in 2008. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
The growth in traffic will continue to be dominated by video, exceeding 91 percent of global consumer IP traffic by 2014. Improvements in network bandwidth capacity and Internet speeds, along with the increasing popularity of HDTV and 3DTV are key factors expecting to quadruple IP traffic from 2009 to 2014. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
The Middle East and Africa will have the strongest mobile data traffic growth of any region. The IP traffic in the Middle East and Africa will reach 1 exabyte per month by 2014 at a rate of 45 percent. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
Monthly Internet traffic in the Middle East and Africa will generate 182 million DVDs worth of traffic, or 727 petabytes per month. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
The Middle East and Africa will have the strongest mobile data traffic growth of any region at 133 percent CAGR, followed by Asia Pacific at 119 percent and North America at 117 percent. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
Business IP traffic will grow fastest in the Middle East and Africa. Business IP traffic in the Middle East and Africa will grow at a CAGR of 30 percent, a faster pace than the global average of 21 percent. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
Video will surpass peer to peer as top Internet traffic contributor by end of 2010. (Getty Images)
CISCO's annual VNI Forecast results announced
The global online video community will exceed 1 billion users by 2014. (Getty Images)