The World of Data
Jacob Mollohan, Senior Marketing Specialist
The world is changing. Technology develops faster within a single lifetime than it used to in generations. At the forefront of all this change is a connected network of billions of devices. Information moves around the globe in an instant, whether it be text, voice, or video.
There is a 40% projected growth in global data generated per year vs. 5% growth in global IT spending!
- Data volumes are exploding, more data has been created in the past two years than in the entire previous history of the human race.
- Data is growing faster than ever before and by the year 2020, about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on the planet.
- By then, our accumulated digital universe of data will grow from 4.4 zettabytes today to around 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes.
Data is at the heart of our everyday lives.
Like all good things though, having too much can be a bad thing. All that data comes at a steep price. In fact, data is a significant cost for most mobile environments! So, how can you gain control of your environment and trim mobile excess? Well, let’s examine the data behind all that data:
There is a 40% projected growth in global data generated per year vs. 5% growth in global IT spending!.
If you want to get ahead of the data overload, make sense of your usage, set customizable thresholds, and develop strategies that give you an edge, ask yourself: in today’s data-driven world, what separates leaders from the pack?
Cloud-based, data-driven solutions will allow you to automate your environment, providing visibility and thresholds to manage your company’s time and spend on mobile data and a Gartner Magic Quadrant Enterprise Mobility Management solution allows you to secure and protect valuable company data.