Forecast: global data center IP traffic 2012-2021, by type

This statistic provides a forecast of data center IP traffic from 2012 to 2021, by type. In 2018, 1.61 zettabytes of IP traffic is expected to pass from data centers to users.

Global data center IP traffic from 2012 to 2021, by type

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Release date

February 2018



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Supplementary notes

* Forecast
Data Center-to-User: Traffic that flows from the data center-to-end users through the Internet or IP WAN
Data Center-to-Data Center: Traffic that flows from data center-to-data center
Within Data Center: Traffic that remains within the data center

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