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Fastest cloud growth by 2018 in Middle East, Africa

The latest Cisco Global Cloud Index has revealed that there will be a continued cloud adoption growth with the Middle East and Africa is expected to have the highest cloud traffic growth rate.

In the fourth annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2013 – 2018), Cisco forecasts continued strong growth of cloud traffic, cloud workloads and cloud storage with private cloud significantly outpacing public cloud. Over the next five years, the study projects data center traffic to nearly triple, with cloud representing 76 percent of total data center traffic. By 2018, half of the world’s population will have residential Internet access and more than half of those users’ (53 percent) content will be supported by personal cloud storage services.

African enterprises are steadily embracing cloud computing as the next big step in the advancement of the Internet. This trend is definitely being witnessed in Africa as more and more individuals and companies are embracing could-based solutions.

Middle East and Africa key highlights:

Global Cloud Index highlights/findings:

· By 2018, 53% of all residential Internet users globally will use personal cloud storage and consumer cloud storage traffic per user will be 811 megabytes per month by 2018, compared to 186 megabytes per month in 2013.

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