Monday, January 28, 2008

Cisco's Big Switch: Shift Happens Fact of the Day

Cisco announced the Nexus 7000 - a switch capable of routing 15 terabits of data per second. According to this article,
the equivalent of moving the entire contents of Wikipedia in a hundredth of a second, or downloading every movie available on Netflix in about 40 seconds.
Or, if you prefer, according to this article,
It could also copy the entire searchable Internet in 7.5 minutes.
Your mileage may vary, but still . . .

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