Jargon watch: data deluge gap

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The data deluge gap was how EE Times referred to the mismatch between wireless edge connectivity and information being stored versus the network infrastructure’s ability to connect the two:

growth in storage capacity and network traffic is far outstripping the infrastructure build-out required to support it

This is as much an economic issue as it is a technological one, particularly as ARPU numbers are stubbornly stagnant.

More information
Bridging the Data Deluge Gap–The Role of Smart Silicon in Networks | EE Times