IBM Sets New Speed Record for Big Data | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


IBM today announced that it has achieved a new technological advancement that will help improve Internet speeds to 200 - 400 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) at extremely low power.

The speed boost is based on a device that can be used to improve transferring Big Data between clouds and data centers four times faster than current technology.

At this speed 160 Gigabytes, the equivalent of a two-hour, 4K ultra-high definition movie or 40,000 songs, could be downloaded in only a few seconds.

The device was presented at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco.