The Internet of Things is a concept quickly becoming integrated into our business operations and personal lives. This process is accelerating at a rapid rate – in fact many believe that there will be as many as 50 billion Internet of Things devices by 2020 (if not more!), up from 10 billion in 2015.
This explosion of growth has had a huge impact on the influx of data we have seen over the last decade and what we expect to see in the next one. As much as a 4,300 percent increase in annual global data generation is expected by 2020, leading to a staggering figure of 35 zettabytes (ZB).