Internet 2 Will Get Even Faster

Internet 2, the high-speed network used primarily by academics and researchers, will soon get even faster.

Internet 2, the high-speed network used primarily by academics and researchers, will get even faster, acording to reports at GigaOm and NewsFactor:

Plans are afoot to use 80 channels to pump 10 gigabits per second per channel, and upgrade the total backbone bandwidth to a whopping 800 Gbps.

Now that's some serious pipe. For more background, see the Internet 2 web site.