The EMC Digital Universe study, created in conjunction with IDC, is the world’s only study to quantify data produced annually. The 2014 report projects the growth of the digital universe through 2020.
The EMC Digital Universe study – with research and analysis by IDC – is the only study to quantify and forecast the amount of data produced annually. The 2014 report projects the growth of the digital universe through 2020.
Harnessing the power of the digital universe
EMC Chief Marketing Officer Jonathan Martin says that the Digital Universe 2014 study supports transforming businesses into software-defined enterprises. IT must press the restart button, finding new ways to optimize storage and take advantage of data lakes.
Expanding digital universe: transformative opportunities
By 2020 the digital universe will be 44 trillion gigabytes. How can all of this data help make your organization more competitive?
Visualizing the digital universe
Digital universe: data fuels business requirements
EMC Enterprise Information Management Service Line Chief Technology Officer Bill Schmarzo reveals that the "Internet of things" is changing how businesses realize value from their data.
View the first six Digital Universe reports below.
The Digital Universe in 2020
2011: Extracting Value from Chaos
As digital universe cosmologists, we have uncovered a number of things—some predictable, some astounding, and some just plain disturbing.
2010: A Digital Universe Decade—Are You Ready?
If you have ever suffered from information overload or been bombarded with emails, texts, instant messages, documents, pictures, videos, and social network invitations, get ready, this is just the beginning.
2009: As the Economy Contracts, the Digital Universe Expands
Over the next four years, while the Digital Universe grows by a factor of almost five, total IT budgets worldwide will only grow by a factor of 1.2, and IT staff by a factor of 1.1.
2008: The Expanding Digital Universe—A Forecast of Worldwide Information
We have many of the tools in place to tame the digital universe. Done right, we can turn information growth into economic growth.
2007: The Diverse and Exploding Digital Universe
The incredible growth of the digital universe has implications for privacy, security, intellectual property protection, content management, technology adoption, information management, and data center architecture.