What’s Your Digital Data Contribution?

Last week I reported on a study about the expanding digital universe in which we all live. And everyone clearly is doing their part to contribute — data requirements are growing at an annual rate of 60 percent. Right now that means about 45 gigabytes for every person, or 281 exabytes total (equivalent to 281 billion GB).

To help enterprises understand what data loads they’re currently dealing with EMC offers up a neat little tool — a [digital data calculator](http://www.emc.com/digital_universe/downloads/web/personal-ticker.htm).

[Check it out ](http://www.emc.com/digital_universe/downloads/web/personal-ticker.htm)and report here on what you find. For some reason I think we’ll all have some surprising results.

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