Four Factors Driving 100 Gbps Network Upgrades
Network Computing, June 3rd , 2021
June 3, 2021,
Volume 279, Issue 1

As with all generational changes and upgrades, plan carefully, make sure that the monitoring fabric is an integral part of that plan, and put that monitoring in place early to ensure a smooth and secure transition to the new data rate

"According to data from Crehan Research, 100 and 25 Gbps Ethernet speeds increased by 40% year-over-year and accounted for 24% of total high-speed NIC revenue in 2020. There is a clear march to higher data rates, with 100 Gbps being the primary target. Below are my thoughts about what is driving enterprises to upgrade their connectivity to 100 Gbps.

The first answer is the normal progression of IT infrastructure, including the networks, towards faster, smaller, and cheaper. But beyond this, there are four additional specific factors that are driving enterprise interest in higher data rates..."

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