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Tsunami of Data

Cognizant 0 01 The tsunami of data could consume one fifth of global electricity by 2025 Take social media, for instance. Every minute of the day users upload: 46,740 456,000 527,760 pictures on INSTAGRAM tweets on photos on SNAPCHAT TWITTER 00 0o о 000 Instagram Twitter Snapchat Humans also send >156 million emails, >16 million texts and make >154,200 Skype calls every minute.' Mobile traffic in India grew by 109% in 2018. The growth of 4G connections has meant that video streaming constitutes 70%-to 80% of the data traffic in India. Elsewhere, everyday objects like watches, refrigerators, and televisions are being turned into connected devices. Technologies such as virtual and augmented reality (AR and VR) are pushing the growth of data-intensive content. Mobile data traffic alone is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 39% to almost 107 exabytes per month by the end of 2023.? For more on digital, visit the Digital Business section of our website at or contact us at 1. 2. © Copyright 2019, Cognizant. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the express written permission from Cognizant. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. Codex 4514

Tsunami of Data

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Accelerating digitization means ever-increasing dependence on energy-guzzling data centers that foreshadow expensive power and environmental challenges for all.






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