zettabyte


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zettabyte

(unit)
2^70 = 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 bytes = 1024 exabytes.

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zettabyte

One sextillion bytes or one billion terabytes. Internet traffic exceeded one zettabyte for the year 2017. It is expected to reach nearly five zettabytes by 2022, which would be the equivalent to the data on more than a trillion DVDs. See zetta and space/time.
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"As global mobile traffic approaches the zettabyte era, we believe that 5G and Wi-Fi will coexist as necessary and complementary access technologies, offering key benefits to our enterprise and service provider customers to extend their architectures.
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By 2016, as per the study, annual global traffic is set to hit 1.3 zettabytes -- each zettabyte being equal to 1 trillion gigabytes or sextillion bytes.
Summary: Today Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced the results of the annual CiscoEeA Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, 2009-2014, which projects that global Internet traffic will increase more than fourfold to 767 exabytes, or more than 3/4 of a Zettabyte, by 2014.
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The company said that the system incorporates in-line deduplication capabilities for its Zettabyte File System (ZFS), allowing customers to reduce their use of primary storage.
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