Private Interconnection Bandwidth To Hit 13,300TBPS

We recently came across a very informative and insightful article from Capacity Media. The full article is uploaded and linked to below, but we’ve extracted a few key takeaways first:

  • Equinix’s latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI) predicts private connectivity at the edge will grow by 51% CAGR and exceed a total bandwidth capacity of more than 13,300Tbps, equivalent to 53ZB of data exchanged annually.
  • Interconnection bandwidth is expected to outpace the growth of Internet and MPLS Traffic
  • To put it in perspective, 13,300 Tbps in one minute could concurrently process 45M self driving cars!
  • London to account for 34% of European data traffic by 2022
  • The Top 3 industries leading the interconnection bandwidth growth are: Telecommunications, Cloud & IT Services and Banking & Insurance.


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