Dec 21 2011

4 Mind-Blowing Stats on Big Data from 2011 — Quick Take

A number-crunching report on the way data centers were in 2011.

It’s a data eat data world out there. And Emerson has thrown out its lasso and rounded up some of the wild data points and synthesized them into some neat little factoids for 2011.

A few fun facts on data in 2011:

  • This year, humanity will generate 1.2 trillion GBs of data
  • Average data center outage duration is 134 minutes
  • There are 509,147 data centers operating worldwide
  • Today’s servers have 45x more computing capacity compared to servers in 2001

View the full infographic from Emerson below:

state of the data center 2011

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