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5 Macro Trends Amplifying Data Gravity


The continuous cycle of data creation and volume growth is amplifying the Data Gravity megatrend.

  • According to a recent IDG study, data volumes are growing at an average of 63% per month.1
  • The World Economic Forum estimates that 463 exabytes of data will be created daily by 2025.2

Hidden in this new reality are five macro trends identified by the Data Gravity Index™ Report. These trends amplify Data Gravity, and the implications generate significant risks to many of the world’s IT infrastructures.

Learn what these trends are and how IT architectures can overcome the intensity of Data Gravity in this Macro Trends Insights Brief.

1. “Optimizing Business Analytics by Transforming Data in the Could”, IDG Research, October 2019
2. “How Much Data is Generated in a Day,” World Economic Forum, April 2019