Friday, April 8, 2011

Apple and 12 petabytes of new storage

Rumors are circulating from the keyboards of Apple geeks.  Why does Apple need such a massive amount of storage as in 12 petabytes, to be exact--from Isilon Systems, a division of EMC. Whispers are it's for video downloads of its iTunes'

12 petabytes equals 12,288 terabytes, or 12,582,912 gigabytes. Yes, that's a lot of disk storage.

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