Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

Juniper: exaflood is imminent

Juniper CEO Scott Kriens tells the San Jose Mercury News the exaflood is coming.

In pure mathematical terms, the imminence of an exaflood is almost a demonstrable fact.

But Kriens also agrees that if we invest enough in new network technologies, the exaflood -- a deluge of new Internet traffic generated chiefly by new video applications -- is not a problem but an opportunity.

The thing I don't agree with is that it is therefore going to cause a meltdown. I think it will be handled without the trauma that some people project. But it is real.

Here's my article that got this exaflood talk started in the first place.

posted by Bret Swanson @ 3:54 PM | Exaflood