Worldwide Enterprise Bandwidth Better than Expected
Of those companies accelerating cloud traffic, nearly 47 percent of all traffic from these companies ends up being accelerated cloud-related traffic.When comparing enterprise wide area network (WAN) traffic traveling over the Aryaka network in 2013, one type of traffic clearly dominated, HTTP and HTTPS, indicating that applications are continuing to transition away from monolithic, on-premises applications to Web-based consumption and delivery models, according to a report from the company. While a broad swath of the company’s enterprise customer base is adopting cloud services, a noticeable segment of those enterprises are interested in accelerated network access to cloud services. More than 11 percent of their customers are now accelerating access to cloud services through Aryaka. More importantly, of those companies accelerating cloud traffic, nearly 47 percent of all traffic from these companies ends up being accelerated cloud-related traffic, suggesting that their investment in cloud services is serious and permanent. Overall, 61 percent of sites have last-mile WAN links in the 5-20 Mbps range. North American and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) sites have the highest percentage of high-speed links, while India and China have the highest percentage of sites with links of greater than 5 Mbps.
Globally, high speed plus very high-speed connections account for 41 percent of all access links connecting to the Aryaka network. Sites with 11-40 Mbps are fairly consistent worldwide, accounting for roughly a quarter to a third of all sites, no matter which region is being looked at.