Microsoft Azure Storage:
turning the burden of storage into success
The IT world seems to center around data capacity today. Numerous research companies today are showing dazzling figures of current massive amounts of data and prospected growth worldwide. By the end of 2014, there were already more mobile devices in the world than people. Statistics counted up to 7.2 billion mobile devices, and they were multiplying five times faster than the growth of the human population. Despite the adoption of mobile devices in the workplace and personal life, new data is still being created on static devices as well. The growth of data from both sources is immense: in ten years’ time, from 2009 to 2020, the digital universe will have grown by a factor of 55 – from 0.8 trillion gigabytes to 44 trillion gigabytes or 44 zettabytes in 2020. The amount of data more than doubles every two years.