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High-energy Physicists Set Record for Network Data Transfer


December 13, 2011

network data transfer Researchers have set a new world record for data transfer, helping to usher in the next generation of high-speed network technology. They transferred data in opposite directions at a combined rate of 186 gigabits per second (Gbps) in a wide-area network circuit. The rate is equivalent to moving 2 million gigabytes per day, fast enough to transfer nearly 100,000 full Blu-ray disks--each with a complete movie and all the extras--in a day. Full Story

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