988 Billion Gigabytes of Digital Info by 2010

Posted: June 9, 2007 in Tech

EMC Corporation announced the results of an EMC sponsored research from IDC entitled “The Expanding Universe: A Forecast of Worldwide Information Growth Through 2010”. The report reveals that the 2006 digital universe was 161 billion gigabytes (161 exabytes) in size.

Other key findings: IDC projects a six fold annual information growth from 2006 to 2010, and nearly 70% of the digital universe will be generated by individuals by 2010.

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