Here Comes the Zettabyte Age
Submitted by Pete on April 30, 2010 - 5:32pm
The <a href="http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/04/here-comes-the-zettabyte-age/#more-39224">Wired Gadget Lab blog</a> introduces us to the not too distant future when information measured in petabytes will be insufficient. "According to a recent study by market-research company IDC, and sponsored by storage company EMC, the size of the information universe is currently 800,000 petabytes. Each petabyte is a million gigabytes, or the equivalent of 1,000 one-terabyte hard drives...but it’s just a down payment on next year’s total"