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NASA is Using The Shadow Network that is 100 Times Faster Than Google Fiber

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Are you one of those Internet home users that cringe every time the internet slows down? It?s like a trend that has to be followed and updated to keep you going. The evolution of the internet has transformed from dial up to high speed internet and to LTE. Now, there?s also the fiber optic that is the latest innovation when it comes to internet speed.

But are you aware ?about The Shadow Network that currently being used by Scientists and NASA? If not, then this your luck day!

The fiber optic initiative, said to be Google?s impressive and remarkable innovation is now literally shadowed by The Shadow Network, known to be 100 times faster. ?This modern discovery is said to make a great impact on today?s internet, however, it may take a while to reach ?regular home users.

At the moment, the only organization said to use this kind of internet are those who are dealing with huge amount of data such as ?scientists and NASA.

The rate transfer of 91 gigabits between two states, Maryland and Denver, was recorded to be the fastest of its type, according to Wired.??The confidential channel is being taken care of by the US Department of Energy, citing even more secured access until such time the shadow network can be introduced publicly.?Apart from this, a lot of real world testing is still needed in order to say that it can actually be distributed in the future.

According to Wired, this super-fast technology is only being used by NASA to evaluate and ?explore a new age of computing applications.

But did you know that in the past, there were faster connections recorded that reached up to 1.4 terabit?

Recently Alcatel-Lucent and BT ?recorded a 1.4 terabit rate of transfer between Ipswich and London, however, this did not live to sustainability as they were only tested it in a direction of one to one basis.

The discovery of the shadow network is said to be set on top of scientist?s studies in order for it to be distributed on a network basis in the near future. Such innovation could actually work and the battle to use an even more reliable network speed will be a thing of the past.

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