Microsoft will break Internet traffic records this week as it begins to distribute Windows 10, a content delivery expert said Monday.
“Windows 10 … will easily be the largest day/week of traffic ever on the Internet,” said Dan Rayburn, an analyst with Frost & Sullivan who also writes on his own StreamingMediaBlog.com, in a piece posted yesterday.
“Unless Windows 10 is a complete flop and people don’t upgrade as quickly as Microsoft expects, Windows 10 is going to create some serious havoc with regards to the user experience,” Rayburn contended. “Expect to see some download times in the days, not hours, especially if any other content owners happen to have larger-than-expected traffic at the same time.
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