The Evolution of the Data Center to the Cloud

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The total amount of information stored today by all the businesses worldwide is 2.2 zettabytes. Information  is expected to grow 67 percent in 2013 for enterprises and 178 percent for SMBs.

Data centers are evolving from isolated resource "islands" to interconnected pools of virtualized resources shared between multiple data center locations — effectively creating "data centers without walls" that help businesses cut costs and maximize IT efficiency. Ciena has provided an overview of the evolution of the data center to the cloud.


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