Parity Bits

A statistical look at our ever expanding digital world.

Parity Bits

A statistical look at our every expanding digital world.

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Percentage of IPv6 Internet adoption in the US, fourth highest behind Belgium, Greece and Switzerland.

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76
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Percentage of “U.S. adults that do not use the Internet.

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Credit: 10/31/16, Gartner
2.9%

Increase in worldwide IT spending in 2017 compared to 2016.

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Credit: 9/18,16, Juan Perez, CIO
$65M

What UPS will spend on IT security this year, up from $23m in 2012.

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Credit: 9/5/16, FAU
56
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Credit: 8/22/16, IDC
$162b

The augmented reality and virtual reality market in 2020, up from $5.2 billion in 2016.

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Percent of new applications developed on PaaS that will be IoT-centric by 2020.

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Credit: 4/26/16, Microsoft
$9.4b

Microsoft’s annualized cloud revenue.

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Credit: 3/28/16, OECD
17
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11.7MBPS
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43%

Percentage of companies that will have implemented IoT by the end of 2016, up from 29% last year.

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70%

Percent of the global population that will be mobile users by 202

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10 millionfold

The increase since 1980 in the number of bits per second an optical fiber can carry.

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Credit: 2/15/16, COMCAST BUSINESS
10 terabytes
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367 exabytes
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Credit: APPLE FY16 Q1 REPORT
1B
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Credit: 1/11/15, Accenture
13%
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212m

Number of miles Santa will have to travel Xmas eve at 1,800 miles per second.

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Credit: 12/14/15, IDC
17%

Compound annual growth rate of spending on the Internet of Things (IoT), which will reach nearly $1.3 trillion in 2019.

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19%

Percentage of students that graduated from college between 2006-2015 who say they delayed starting a business because of loan debt, which 63% have.

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$2,466
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$14B

The value of goods sold by Alibaba – the Amazon of China — on Singles Day, November 11, a new online shopping world record.

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Number of zeta bytes (1ZB = 1T gigabytes) of traffic flowing between data centers and users, between data centers, and within datacenters, by 2019.

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56%

Percentage of desktops running Windows 7.

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86%
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Credit: IDC
282m
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Credit: 10/12/15, CISCO
3x

The rate at which IP traffic will grow between now and 2019.

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Credit: 10/5/15, IDC
16%
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The percentage of smartphone owners that won’t make phone calls using the devices by mid-2018.

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Credit: 9/7/15, Network World
48%
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Credit: 8/31/15, COMPTIAVIEW
70,500

The number of new IT jobs added in the first half of 2015.

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Credit: 8/2415, HORIZON HEALTHCARE SERVICES
$398
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9%

Percent of customers who are “very confident” that credit card companies can keep their accounts private and secure.

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Credit: 7/6/15, Gartner
2016

The year mobile apps will surpass Internet domain names, “making mobile apps the dominant means of engaging with brands.”

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Credit: 6/20/15, IDC
$1.7 Trillion

The value of the Internet of Things market in 2020.

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Credit: 6/15/15, IEEE Spectrum
8 trillion.

The number of transistors produced every second, on average, in 2014.

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Credit: 6/1/15, ITU
43%

Internet penetration by the end of 2015, up from 6.5% in 2000

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Credit: 5/24/15, Microsoft/Shutterstock
140

Number of countries where Microsoft’s Azure cloud service is available.

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Credit: 5/11/15, MIT Technology Review
60bps

The maximum speed at which the human brain can process data.

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$1.1b

The amount IBM’s sales trailed Microsoft’s revenue in calendar 2014.

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Credit: 4/27/15, United Nations
50m

Metric tons of electronics discarded every year.

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Credit: 4/20/15, ESG/INTEL SECURITY
78

The average number of security investigations conducted by mid- to large-size companies last year.

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Credit: 4/13/15, SLICE INTELLIGENCE
957k

Number of Apple Watch orders placed on the first day it was available.

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10%

Percentage of American adults that have no broadband service at home other than a smartphone data plan.

Credit: 3/3015, FCC
28Gbps

Median data usage per month for CATV broadband subscribers.

Credit: 3/23/15, HP
25

Number of security flaws in the average Internet of Things device

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4.5M

Number of Raspberry Pi microcomputers sold since it was introduced in 2012.

30%

Amazon Web Services’ share of the worldwide cloud infrastructure service market in the final quarter of 2014.

387

Number of new samples of malware McAfee Labs detects every minute.

73

Number of venture-backed startups valued at more than $1 billion, “twice as many as during the height of the dot-com boom in 2000.”

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Credit: ACG Research
5x

The expected increase in mobile bandwidth consumption per user over the next three years.

Credit: Gartner
40%

Percentage of “organizations that “expect IoT to transform their business or offer significant new revenue or cost-savings opportunities” over the next three years.

Credit: USA Today
$178 Billion

What Apple has in cash as of this last quarter.

5.1%

Percentage of revenue, on average, that companies spend on IT, up from 3.6% in 2011.

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Credit: 1/19/15
$3.8T

Worldwide IT spending in 2015, a 2.4% increase from 2014.

Credit: 01/12/15
25%

Portion of software budget that IT organizations will dedicate to mobile application development, deployment and management by 2017.

11%

Percentage of women in leadership positions in 150 Silicon valley companies, vs. 16% for the S&P 100.

Credit: 12/29/14
18%

Percentage of US adults planning to buy wearable tech in the next 12 months.

$83m

The value of Amazon’s unsold Fire phone inventory at the end of the third quarter after the phone flopped.

Credit: 12/15/14
307

Number of new security threats detected per minute in Q3 2014. Source: McAfee Labs Threats Report

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Portion of IT work that will be automated within 10 years.

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Credit: 12/1/14
20%

Percentage of Azure virtual machines that run on Linux.

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Credit: 11/24/14
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The number of attacks greater than 100 gigabits per second that Akamai mitigated for customers in the third quarter.

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Credit: 11/17/14
50B

Number of call minutes (billions) Skype users make in an average month.

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Credit: 11/10/14
40%

Portion of US homes that solely use cell phones to make and receive calls.

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Credit: 11/3/14
9%

IT turnover rate, compared to 5.2% in 2011

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Credit: 10/27/14
9%

IT turnover rate, compared to 5.2% in 2011

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Credit: 10/20/14, KANTAR WORLDPANEL
14%

Portion of existing iPads in use that date back to the iPad launch in April 2010.

Credit: 10/15/14, Kantar Worldpanel
44%

Percentage of CIOs that report to CEOs, up from 43% last year, and 31% in 2007.

Credit: 10/6/14, Gartner
13%

The percentage of companies surveyed by Gartner that have actually deployed big data tools.

Credit: 9/29/14, Popular Mechanics
1PB

A Petabyte is one million Gigabytes, which is the human brain’s storage capacity.

Credit: LINCOLN WALLEN, CTO, DREAMWORKS
70m

Number of CPU hours required to develop a 90 minute animated DreamWorks movie.

Credit: 9/15/14
53%

Percentage of Apple’s $37b revenue in Q3 2014 (ended June 28) from iPhone sales.

Credit: 9/1/14, Wikimedia
4.3b

Number of transistors in Intel's 15-core Xeon IvyBridge-EX CPU.

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Credit: 8/4/14, Akamai
194

Number of countries/regions where attack traffic originated in the first quarter of 2014.

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Credit: 7/25/14, Facebook
1.32 Billion

Facebook “monthly active users as of June 30, 2014, an increase of 14% year-over-year.”

Credit: 07/21/14
67%

US PC users with Adobe Flash Player 13, which is an End-Of-Life program that is no longer patched.

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Credit: 07/21/14, Akamai First Quarter 2014 State of the Internet report
3.9Mbps

Global average Internet connection speed.

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The number of exabytes (a billion gigabytes) of data traffic run across US wireless networks in 2013, up 120% from the 2012.

Credit: Sandvine.com
40%

Percent of traffic on some Latin American mobile nets live streaming The World Cup.