Storage vs Bandwidth (1986-2012)


I’m confused.  Doesn’t this suggest cloud computing shouldn’t be on the rise???  Maybe it’s effectively greater geographic availability.

 

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via Storage vs Bandwidth (1986-2012).

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One response to “Storage vs Bandwidth (1986-2012)

  1. Interesting numbers.
    And yups – the convenience is the killer.

    As some wrote – the “cloud” is a server. This is back to the 70s with central storage and terminals.

    The local power and storage capacity was just a de-tour, while bandwith grew…

    And.. server space gets cheaper along with local disks. So once the cloud is cheap and fast – light terminals are back…

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