Big Data Volume to Multiply 50-fold by 2020

A new study by International Data Corp predicts that by 2020 the amount of digital data created, replicated and consumed by every person on the planet will equal 5,200 gigabytes per year, 50 times more than today's levels. This rise in data volume will also mean a rise in data's value as currency, causing companies to change their behavior in order to collect and protect it. 

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