Visual Networking Index IP Traffic Chart

IP Traffic Term Equivalent How much is that?
1 Petabyte 1,000 Terabytes or 250,000 DVDs 100 Petabytes
The amount of data produced in a single minute by the new particle collider at CERN.
400 Terabytes
A digital library of all books ever written in any language
1 Exabyte 1,000 Petabytes or 250 million DVDs 5 Exabytes
A transcript of all words ever spoken
100 Exabytes
A video recording of the all the meetings that took place last year across the world
150 Exabytes
The amount of data that has traversed the Internet since its creation
175 Exabytes
The amount of data that will cross the Internet in 2010 alone
1 Zettabyte 1,000 Exabytes or 250 billion DVDs 66 Zettabytes
The amount of visual information conveyed from the eyes to the brain of the entire human race in a single year
1 Yottabyte 1,000 Zettabytes or 250 trillion DVDs 20 Yottabytes
A holographic snapshot of the earth’s surface