They call it 'big data' for a reason-it's really, really big. But getting your head wrapped around the growth of information digitization is not easy.
Alex Woodie notes in datanami,
"That's why we carefully curated these 10 mind-blowing facts about today's data-geist, and how it's projected to grow in the future.
1. The Global Datasphere will grow from 33 Zettabytes (ZB) in 2018 to 175 ZB by 2025, a 26% annual compound growth rate (CAGR), per IDC's DataAge 2025 report. However, only about 9ZB of that data will actually be stored, up from about 0.9ZB in 2015. Only about one-third of the data that's stored will actually be used, the analyst group says..."
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