Posts Tagged ‘Internet service provider’

How Big is Google?

Google’s recent FTTH announcement generated a wave of media coverage and industry discussion. Responses ranged from exuberant local communities racing to sign up to anti-competitive howls from incumbent carriers. Industry pundits wondered what is Google up to? What will the search giant do with 1Gbps to the home? And more ominously, is Google getting too […]

Who Put the IPv6 in my Internet?

About this time last year, we released a study on the state of IPv6 deployment in the Internet. Our August 2008 paper found diminishingly small traces of IPv6 — less than one hundredth of 1% of Internet traffic. This year? In a dramatic reversal of long-term IPv6 stagnation, global IPv6 traffic globally grew more than […]

The Internet After Dark (Part 2)

This blog completes our informal three week study of Internet daily traffic patterns. Using data from the Internet Observatory, we analyzed weekday application traffic across 110 geographically diverse ISPs, including some of the largest carriers in North American and Europe. We believe this report (and upcoming paper) represent the largest study of Internet traffic temporal […]

The Great GoogleLapse

Web sites go down. Circuits fail. Network engineers goof router configs. And few of these outages ever make the nightly news… But if you happen to be Google and your content constitutes up to 5% of all Internet traffic, people notice.  Network engineers around the world frantically email traceroutes to mailing lists. IRC channels fill […]

Highlights of Arbor Networks’ Fourth Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report

Highlights of Arbor Networks’ Fourth Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report Presenters: Tom Bienkowski, Director of Product Marketing, Arbor Networks Danny McPherson, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Arbor Networks Description: For the past four years Arbor Networks has conducted a survey of many of the world’s network operators. This survey covers topics such as: Most […]

The Great Obama Traffic Flood

Streaming video traffic coverage of Obama’s inauguration flooded North American backbones today. Traffic increases varied wildly across US providers with some seeing an overall 5% increase in backbone traffic and others jumping more than 40%. This multi terabit per second flood represents one of the single largest one day spikes in Internet traffic since ATLAS […]

New attack patterns emerge in 2009

Botnets were just the beginning. The bad guys will continue to use these to try and steal your data, but more sophisticated attacks over the application layer and targeted network attacks are on the way.  In this Network World Podcast, Danny McPherson from Arbor Networks discusses the new ways that hackers will be trying to […]

2008 Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report

Growing financial pressures, unforeseen threats, and a volatile and rapidly changing business landscape — apt descriptions for both the world economy and this years Worldwide Infrastructure Security Survey. Arbor Networks once again has completed a survey of the largest ISPs and content providers around the world. Some 70 lead security engineers responded to 90 questions […]