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How Big Is The Digital Universe?

It can be easy to forget that every piece of data generated by, uploaded to or stored on the internet…

Scaling Up Data Volumes (From Bytes To Zettabytes)

It’s often said that we are currently living through the information age. The use of stone defined the Stone Age,…

Storage Area Networks 101

The amount of data generated each day is truly mind-blowing. According to Forbes, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created…

It’s no exaggeration to say that big data is big business nowadays. Research by IDC suggests the big data analytics market is growing at 11 per cent each year, and will soon be worth more than $200 billion. That’s not entirely surprising when you consider the predictions for future data volumes, with the ten zettabytes of data generated in 2015 expected to increase 18-fold by 2025.