IDC predicts that our global datasphere – the digital data we create, capture, replicate and consume – will grow from approximately 40 zettabytes of data in 2019 to 175 zettabytes in 2025 (with one zettabyte equaling one trillion gigabytes).
Not only will the amount of IoT-generated and real-time data balloon, but so will the amount of data created and managed by enterprises. By 2025, nearly 60% of the 175 zettabytes of existing data will be created and managed by enterprises versus consumers (compared to just 30% created and managed by enterprises in 2015).What will our global datasphere, and our ability to manage it, look like by 2025? Read these 19 predictions to find out what the future holds:
Author: Tricia Morris
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