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.