"The Internet of Things" is a term that is being used on a regular basis in today's technological environment. To boil the term down to its simplest concept, it describes a bold new level of interconnectivity between devices within the existing infrastructure of the Internet. "The Internet of Things" is expected to bring with it a new level of automation in nearly every aspect of life - from the way you use computers at home, at school at the office and everywhere in between. When it comes to what is still a relatively new concept, however, there are a number of important storage implications that one must consider.
Storage Requirements of the Internet of Things
Perhaps the biggest implication regarding storage and "The Internet of Things" has to do with the total amount of data that will need to be stored at all. When all of your devices are suddenly capable of sharing information, you now have dramatically larger storage requirements than possibly ever before. To put that into perspective for the personal device user, one might consider the example of a smartphone video.
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