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World's digital information doubles every 2 years – study

Wednesday 29 June 2011 | 08:05 CET | News
The world's information is more than doubling every two years—with a 1.8 zettabytes to be created and replicated in 2011, according to an IDC Digital Universe study sponsored by EMC. The study also found the new "information taming" technologies are driving the cost of creating, capturing, managing and storing information down to one-sixth of what it was in 2005. Additionally, since 2005 annual enterprise investments in the Digital Universe—cloud, hardware, software, services, and staff to create, manage, store and generate revenue from the information—have increased by 50 percent to USD 4

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