Could the World Run Out of Data Storage Capacity?

Could we really be looking at the limit of the world’s data storage capacity? Even after another 100 or so years of incredible storage advances? If you’ve read our recent stories exploring how the world of data will look in 2025, you know how explosive the growth of data is and how ...

Proteomics, Data and the Fight Against Cancer

Cancer detection and prevention In recent years there have been rapid advances in the world of cancer treatment and disease prevention. But there is no simple way to deal with cancer yet. A patient may have to undergo a medley of different treatments, such as chemotherapy, radiation and ...

How IoT Can Help Smart Cities Solve Major Traffic Problems

Urbanization drives need to run cities more efficiently Urbanization is a trend that is increasing globally. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs estimates that as many as 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2030. With more dense populations and a ...

The Implementation of Life Critical Data in the Transportation Sector

With the increasing availability and life-critical nature of big data, we are already in the early stages of a significant shift in our reliance on data to improve automotive safety and transportation infrastructure. As a participant in the recent Data Age 2025 panel, we discussed how, when ...

Seagate and SAGE Project Innovate to Boost HPC and Big Data Community

We are seeing a dramatic increase in worldwide data volumes. Seagate recently announced and has been discussing IDC’s new Data Age 2025 report which finds that data creation will swell to a total of 163 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025, 10x more than today. We are entering what is called the Exascale ...

The Evolution of Smart Data: What Does a Successful IoT Look Like?

We hear about the Internet of Things (IoT) every day and the ubiquitous way it weaves itself into our lives. Businesses, governments, and consumers around the world are all impacted by the IoT and looking to harness its benefits to the same ultimate goal — to improve the quality of life. IDC ...

Data Becomes “Life-Critical” — A Fundamental Change, Transforming the Way We Live

The average connected person anywhere in the world will interact with connected devices nearly 4,800 times per day — basically one interaction every 18 seconds… IDC’s Data Age 2025 report released this month is already changing the conversation among data industry leaders and media ...

Enormous Growth in Data is Coming — How to Prepare for It, and Prosper From It

Seagate today announced the publication of a major analysis of trends in a study by IDC titled Data Age 2025 — which predicts worldwide data creation will grow to an enormous 163 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025. That’s ten times the amount of data being produced in 2017. The analysis is fascinating, ...

Big Data: What Could Go Wrong and What We Need to Do About It

Big Data storage poses challenges, yet those challenges can be addressed – with the right strategy. Everyone is talking about massive data growth, but not enough of us are talking about the challenges of understanding that data and creating actionable information from it to make better ...

Small Business, Big Data: 6 Principles to Win with Big Data

Small Companies, Big Data For seven little letters, “big data” casts an intimidating shadow. The “big” part of the term may imply that it’s reserved only for big companies. The “data” part suggests it’s expensive and requires significant investment in technology. Neither has to be true. When ...

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