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Scaling the legacy solution would require we add more hardware and more fixed cost, Yottabyte solved our business problem by archiving our data via their software on to commodity hardware at a cheaper variable cost point," said Tad Sumner, Vice President, Information Technology, Chemical Bank.
health care soon will reach the zettabyte (1021 gigabytes) scale and, not long after, the yottabyte (1024 gigabytes).
A yottabyte is one billion petabytes, or the equivalent of a data center the size of one million city blocks, which would fill the states of Delaware and Rhode Island combined.
A petabyte is 1 billion gigabytes; a yottabyte is 1 billion petabytes.
5-million-square-foot Utah facility alone, which broke ground in January, will store data in the yottabyte range.
1 yottabyte = 1,000 zettabytes or 250 trillion DVDs
One can readily imagine peta-, exa-, or even yottabyte sized personal storage devices.
At the pace at which unmanned aircraft and other technologies are being deployed, some sources are projecting that the total volume of data gathered could increase to the level of yottabytes (one septillion bytes) by 2015--a volume that the Defense Department's global information grid simply cannot store.