World cup network'd

I've stayed away from World Cup posts (though this will change a lot depending on how England do) due to the fact that I've seen most blogs hit my the usual flames. But Info World is running a story about Avaya Inc, the company behind setting up the voice and data networks. Its worth a read if you've ever wonder what it takes to put together and event of this mangnitude from an IT view. With the three billion fans watching the worlds largest sporting event; during the four weeks of play it is estimated that 15 terabytes of data will travel across a converged voice and data communications. WORLD CUP - FIFA network tackles tough challenge
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