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Global DataSphere to Hit 59 Zettabytes in 2020 Alone, IDC Projects

A large hard drive for a personal computer might have a terabyte of storage capacity. Now imagine filling one of those with data every day for around 161 million years, and you’ll have an idea how much data will be “created, captured, copied and consumed” in 2020 alone, according to market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC). This month, IDC released its updated Global DataSphere forecast, predicting more than...