Data Center Tech Blog

Data. It’s everywhere. It’s in places we expect it and in places where we don’t. And it’s massive; growing at a phenomenal, exponential rate.

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Data Center Tech Blog


Big Data Gets Even Bigger

Did you know that he average commercial aircraft such as a Boing 737 creates 20 terabytes of engine information per hour, per engine? This equals to an estimated 2,499,841,200 TB of data created by aircraft engines per year. And that’s within the US alone!

Big Data is keeping planes in the air. See how on Forbes.

The Edge Of The Internet Is Expanding.

Data centers don’t look like much. But they are arguably the most important buildings in the world because they are at the hub of everything we do. And they are growing at a remarkable clip.

Here are 9 Interesting Stats on the Growth of Data Centers.

Big Data and Big Industry

Industrial IoT promises substantial payoffs. Take the energy industry, for example. Worldwide, industrial customers purchase, but lose, enough electricity every year to power the U.S. for five years.

What big industry will do to the Internet of Things – read it on VentureBeat

863 Exabytes [EB] Per Month!

Cisco came out with its Global Index, a fantastic source for stats and predictions on the future of the Internet, IoT and the cloud.

Some highlights:

  • Annual global data center IP traffic will reach 10.4 zettabytes (863 exabytes [EB] per month) by the end of 2019, up from 3.4 zettabytes (ZB) per year (287 EB per month) in 2014.
  • By 2019, more than four-fifths (86 percent) of workloads will be processed by cloud data centers; 14 percent will be processed by traditional data centers.

Read more mind-boggling numbers on where data is headed: here

Go Big or Go Home – IoT comes to the NFL

As the 2015 football season opens, so will a whole new world of data and data analysis. Each NFL player will be equipped with a set of RFID sensors embedded in each side of his shoulder pads. So what will they do with all this data emitting via unique radio frequencies? Read all about the NFL IoT push on

Will 2016 be the year for Big Data applications on flash? 

Ramesh Chitor, senior director of business development at Tegile Systems explains why the growth of flash is ‘unstoppable’ as Big Data moves to flash! Read it on SiliconANGLE.

Flash and Open Source: What Every Data Center CIO Needs to Know

InfiniFlash™ System Wins Storage Insider Award for All-Flash Array

bring your data to life

Today’s digital economy with mobile, IoT and cloud is based on the value of data. How do you unlock it? Download the infographic to learn more: