Data Is Cheap, Information Is Expensive
datanami, March 13th, 2020
March 22, 2020,
Volume 264, Issue 3

In this age of information, to say that the volume of data is exploding is a stark understatement

"This big bang of big data is estimated to grow from 33 zettabytes in 2018 to 175 zettabytes by 2025, according to a recent IDC and Seagate report. Why?" asks Thomas Hazel in datanami.

"It's simple: The abilities to generate data via cheap compute and save it via cheap storage are directly proportional. That's why, as it has become popular to say, 'data is the new oil' that, when refined, fuels today's information economy.

Any business not partaking in this data revolution, let alone fully immersing themselves in it, is at a severe disadvantage. But doing so in a way that enhances business is much easier said than done...."

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