back to article Seagate sponsors re-fashioned IDC digital data-flood blather

Remember the old EMC IDC Digital Universe we’re-drowning-in-a-zettabyte-sized-data-flood annual studies? Like a phoenix, it has come back. There was one in 2011, and another in 2012 which said the digital universe would reach 40 zettabytes by 2020. It’s back, sort of, with Seagate paying the sponsorship bills and the …

  1. Jim O'Reilly
    Holmes

    Reaally! 70+ percent HDDs in 2025?

    Seagate laying of 2,217 employees at disk factory....that says it all! The HDD business is in a death spiral and that's going to speed up fast once 100TB SSDs arrive next year. Makes one wonder what data was used for the halcyon prediction of huge HDD market share in 2025!

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