Cisco’s Grand Video Plan

Having determined that its growth in the enterprise has pretty much stalled, Cisco is looking at video to help it sell equipment to carriers. To do that it’s positioning video traffic as the new data — ready to take over the web. Because if you’re going to convince service providers to shell out for equipment that can process 6.4 terabytes of data per second, by golly, there needs to be 6 terabytes of traffic to handle. Video files are fat enough to make that threat a reality.

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