Folks at Mashable have estimated the amount of data to be created and stored worldwide this year — and their estimate is equivalent to a staggering 1.8 zettabytes.
So 1.8 zettabytes is equal to ho much? Well, to store this amount of data, you need 57.5 billion 32GB iPads which will cost around $34.4 trillion — and that’s equivalent to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of United States, Japan, China, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Italy combined. 😀
The infographic below contains a few more interesting camparisons. Take a look!
According to a recent study, this number doubles every 2 years.