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More data was produced in 2013 than in the combined history of the world (Gartner Research).
Some analysts predict a 50x growth in data by 2020.
Without adapting new approaches, it will be nearly impossible for a small business to keep up with this exponential growth of data in coming years. While many organizations have historically seen average server refreshes occur every five years, this new surge in data will force that number to drop. The cloud, for many companies, will be a necessary tool required to leverage economies of scale and handle this growth in the most cost-effective manner.