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petabit

One quadrillion bits (one trillion kilobits). Also, Pb, Pbit and P-bit. Petabit is a future measurement of transmission speed. See petabyte and space/time.
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At GITEX 2017, Huawei has launched the 400G DCI solution and Petabit Router NE9000, which enables the rapid migration of massive amounts of data between data centres and eliminates bandwidth-related bottlenecks, improving bandwidth utilisation between data centres while reducing power consumption in equipment rooms.
Interoute, for example, is planning to deploy a pan-European backbone system that will be the world's first petabit network, with up to one million times the capacity of some recent transatlantic links.
The network will have petabit capacity, one million times more powerful than the currently available gigabit systems, and will be released for communications operators.
per second (Gbps) per slot system that can be expanded to nearly one petabit per second in a multi-chassis deployment.
The Cisco CRS-X, which will be available this year, is a 400 gigabit per second (Gbps) per slot system that can be expanded to nearly one petabit per second in a multi-chassis deployment.
Interout Telecommunications has launched i-21 Future Communication, a next-generation ultra-bandwidth provider and network for Europe designed to carry over one petabit oftraffic and will go live in May, 2000 The University of Portsmouth Business School has launched the MA Marketing with Electronic Commerce degree, which focusses on highlighting the potential of the Internet, e-mail and other electronic media for businesses.