What Would Happen on a Day Without Data?

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1.75 billion smartphone owners worldwide would no longer be able to use their phones1. Email users worldwide wouldn't be able to send and receive 182 billion messages2.

For hundreds of millions of people in India, smartphones are sometimes the only piece of technology in their homes. Students use their phones to scan their study material.3

Data has moved far beyond just "storage."

The rise of integrated telemetry in industrial equipment, health monitoring devices, mobile payment systems, along with a host of new sensors measuring the world provides a virtual cornucopia of data that not only affects our everyday lives, but the way business is done.

So what would the world look like without data? NetApp's Jason Danielson, solutions marketing manager for Media and Entertainment, believes that with the growing dependence on data today, this information is only going to become even more tightly ingrained in our lives, especially as data increases and moves far beyond just storage.

If we had to live, even for just a day, without data. Imagine…

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