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Technology and architecture to enable the explosive growth of the internet

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At current growth rates, Internet traffic will increase by a factor of one thousand in roughly 20 years. It will be challenging for transmission and routing/switching systems to keep pace with this level of growth without requiring prohibitively large increases in network cost and power consumption. We present a high-level vision for addressing these challenges based on both technological and architectural advancements.

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Communications Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:49 ,  Issue: 1 )