yottabyte


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yottabyte

(unit)
2^80 = 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes = 1024 zettabytes.

See prefix.
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yottabyte

One septillion bytes. See yotta and space/time.
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Yottabyte, a software company specializing in virtualization of the data center, prides itself on offering a homogeneous system designed for the IT generalist.
(67.) A petabyte is 1 billion gigabytes; a yottabyte is 1 billion petabytes.
(1) One Yottabyte equals roughly "a septillion (1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) pages of text." The National Security Agency estimates that it will need Yottabytes of server space by 2015 (Bamford 2009).
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Y is for "yottabyte"--or a million trillion megabytes, a term likely to become more popular as online data and computer memories expand in coming years to fill that amount of storage space.
Yottabyte 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes (Approx 1,000 billion TBs)
Some experts talk about Exabytes, Zettabytes, and the ultimate Yottabyte.
James Bamford, the chronicler of the untrammeled powers of the "Puzzle Palace,'' as he calls the NSA, wrote in Wired that the Utah tower of Babel might be able to store a yottabyte. That is equal to a septillion bytes or about 500 quintillion pages of text.