How Much Data Will Humans Create & Store This Year?

March 19, 2014

If you’ve spent any amount time watching your Facebook or Twitter feed stream by, it should be obvious that the world is creating a lot of data. But because all that data is really just a collection of ones and zeros it can be hard to actually visualize how much is really there. Sure, we […]

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Dawn of the Zettabyte Era

March 2, 2014

The amount of online rich media consumption is increasing exponentially on an annual basis. Global Internet traffic was once measured in megabytes, but thanks to the rapid increase in file sharing, video web mail and video calling, annual global IP traffic will soon exceed three-quarters of a zettabyte. To better understand the significance of a […]

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Global Internet Traffic to Reach 1 ZettaByte by 2015 [Infographics]

February 1, 2014

This infographic displays the internet traffic that is increasing and will be increasing in the coming years through symbols and diagrams. Source

Global Internet Traffic Expected to Quadruple by 2015

November 8, 2013

Global Internet traffic is expected to quadruple between 2010 and 2015, according to data provided to Mashable by Cisco. By that time, nearly 3 billion people will be using the Internet — more than 40% of the world’s projected population. On average, there will be more than two Internet connections for each person on Earth, […]

Global Internet Traffic Is Expected to Quadruple by Year 2015

Global Internet Traffic Is Expected to Quadruple by Year 2015

October 21, 2012

Global Internet traffic is expected to quadruple between 2010 and 2015, according to data provided to Mashable by Cisco. By that time, nearly 3 billion people will be using the Internet — more than 40% of the world’s projected population. On average, there will be more than two Internet connections for each person on Earth, […]

The Rapid Growth in Unstructured Data

The Rapid Growth in Unstructured Data

July 9, 2012

It is projected that the amount of digital information that will be created in 2010 could fill 75 billion fully-loaded 16 GB Apple iPads. Stacked on a field the size of Wembley Stadium, that “iStack” would reach height over 4 miles high; nearly 280,000 iPads in every layer. Source

Exploding Data: The Potential of Big Data

Exploding Data: The Potential of Big Data

May 29, 2012

What is big data and why is it important? This infographic provides all the information you need to know about big data. It explains the growth of data and the value of data. Source