Wednesday February 15, 2012

Intel's Next-Gen Communications Platform Key to Accelerated Network Services

Intel Corporation today disclosed several significant features for the company's next-generation communications platform, codenamed "Crystal Forest."Building upon Intel's strong presence in communications infrastructure, the platform will handle data processing across the network more efficiently and securely, while addressing the specialized needs for handling cloud connectivity and content processing.

Each minute of the day, 30 hours of video are uploaded across the network, and by 2015 it is estimated to take 5 years to watch all the video crossing IP networks each second.1 As these numbers continue to climb, the burden will be on equipment manufacturers and service providers to deliver platform solutions that can cost-effectively manage rapidly increasing traffic without compromising performance and security.