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What exaflood? 'Net backbone shows no signs of osteoporosis

Ars Technica: Given recent media coverage, it's easy to believe that P2P and streaming video traffic is a rising hurricane battering upon ISP levees, that ISPs are frantically sandbagging their systems against disaster, that throttling, bandwidth caps, and traffic management are urgent and absolute necessities to keep the storm surge at bay. But new research from Telegeography only confirms what we've been saying for some time: the Internet backbone isn't drowning beneath any kind of exaflood. In fact, backbone capacity has grown faster than Internet traffic in the last year-for the second year in a row.

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