38 Terabytes of cloud storage capacity created every second?

” Right now, in 2013, 80 “things” per second are connecting to the internet.  Next year that number will reach almost 100 per second, and by 2020, more than 250 things will connect each second.” According to Cisco, these “things” include: Mobile devices Parking meters ...

[Infographic:] How far does 1200 Exabytes per year take us?

First of all, how much is 1200 Exabytes?  1200 exabytes is… 1,200,000,000,000 Gigabytes 1,200,000,000 Terabytes 1,200,000 Petabytes 1.2 Zettabytes Ok, that’s just a bunch of data storage-speak.  Let’s put this into a context we can all visualize courtesy of DOMO and ...

Demystifying Big Data – Infographic

Keeping in line with Wednesday’s post about the impact of big data when used for developing the Netflix series House of Cards, for Infographic Friday, I wanted to share this image courtesy of Wipro that further breaks down the concept of big data and it’s varied uses. If you missed the memo and ...

A world without NAND is like a world without a BFF

. Toshiba, as a maker of NAND flash (the storage we find in the smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks, even enterprise servers and storage we know and love) embarked on a social media infused effort to pose the question, “What would you do without NAND Flash technology?” Kudos to Toshiba ...

When is Seagate going to offer a cloud drive?

The one thing about Cloud Expo, nearly every presentation included the word DATA.  Sometimes even referencing measurements of data like terabytes, petabytes, exabytes, zettabytes, and even yottabytes. All of this storage talk, and no mention of the devices that help make it all possible. Which ...

A gegobyte hard drive would cover the earth 23,000,000 times

. In the era of cloud, big data, smartphones and tablets, we’ve become used to talking petabytes, exabytes, even zettabytes.   Given how fast data is growing, what comes after zettabytes?  GigaOM raised this same question in their post “As data gets bigger, what comes after a ...

SSD, HDD, SSHD…it’s an acronymic love fest when it comes to storage

. When it comes to hard drives, SSDs, or Solid State Hybrid Drives for consumer data storage, it’s all good. If you haven’t already, check out this post on Forbes by Tom Coughlin titled “Digital Storage Needs the Right Stuff.” “…Although there are some ...