When it comes to computers, internal memory, and external storage is among the most important features that users check. Demand for storage is driven by several factors, including Big Data, user-generated content, the Internet-of-Things (IoT), and enterprise usage. Despite the introduction of cost-efficient solid state drives (SSD), many people and data centers globally continue to invest in it.
Based on research featured by The University Of Sydney, there are over 2.5 billion hard drives currently estimated to be in use worldwide.
“If you lined up all the world’s hard drives back-to-back, they would go around the globe five times,” said lead author Zibin [...]