This is the seventh digital universe study for EMC. The size of the digital universe is traced back to 2005, when “only” 132 exabytes of data were created and replicated.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
IDC’s Enterprise Infrastructure, Consumer, Network, Telecom and Sustainability Research
Executive Summary: Data Growth, Business Opportunities, and the IT Imperatives
The digital universe is growing 40% a year into the next decade. By 2020 it will contain nearly as many digital bits as there are stars in the universe.
The Internet of Things: Data from Embedded Systems Will Account for 10% of the Digital Universe by 2020
EMC and IDC see the Internet of Things (IoT) creating new opportunities for business in five main ways.
High Value Data: Finding the Prize Fish in the Data Lake is Key to Success in the Era of the Third Platform
The key is to find the part of the digital universe that is richer than others.
The IT Imperatives
Before organizations can begin to turn the promise of the digital universe into reality, the following fundamental conditions in the management and deployment of IT will need to be met...