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    What Would Happen on a Day Without Data?

    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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    What Would Happen on a Day Without Data? - slide 1

    Just Imagine a Day Without Data

    Click through for a glimpse of how the world would be without integrated data, as identified by NetApp’s Jason Danielson, solutions marketing manager for Media and Entertainment.

    What Would Happen on a Day Without Data? - slide 2

    At the Office

    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

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    In the Bank

    How we get money anywhere or anytime around the world might not happen. The average cost of a transaction using an online or mobile device is 56 cents, 59 cents at an ATM, compared with $3.97 with a bank teller.4

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    Online

    Online networkers wouldn’t be able to share over 500 million tweets5, 70 million Instagram photos.6 Additionally, 864 million Facebook users7 wouldn’t be able to spend an average of 39 minutes on the network8, sharing more 4.75 billion posts (including status updates, photos, et al.) and sending more than 10 billion messages.9 YouTube users wouldn’t be able to enjoy more than 4 billion video views.10

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    At Home

    Pandora users wouldn’t be able to hear a total of 55.8 million hours of streaming music.11

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    On the Road

    The number of devices with cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil and gas applications worldwide is estimated to be 1.12 million by 2018. Data from these devices would not help the vital hunt for hydrocarbons in remote and extreme environments.12

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    Outside

    Relationships made between historical weather patterns, current observational data, and long-range extreme temperature events would not be possible. To provide accurate weather forecasts, each day billions of calculations with hundreds of weather patterns are compiled from over 10,000 days of observations.13

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    Health Care

    Seventy-eight percent of office based physicians14 and 59 percent of hospitals in the U.S. would not be able to access patients’ electronic health records.15 The majority of medical professionals are crediting the features of EHRs in preventing life-threatening medical errors!16

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