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 ...

Expert Panel: The Use of Video Security Data Must Evolve

At IFSEC 2017, Europe’s leading security expo, Seagate surveillance engineering and applications expert Stephen Jones joined a thought leadership panel to discuss the future of video surveillance with Atul Rajput, AXIS Communications; Andy Coles, Hikvision; and Jonathan Rickard, Panasonic. Here ...

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 ...

The Emerging Data Age: Experts Weigh Challenges, Possibilities

As the venerable tech writer Walt Mossberg said in his last-ever column The Disappearing Computer, “Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible.” His point was simple – people are becoming more aware of the fact that our devices are valuable only because of the data they ...

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 ...

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, ...