Decade of Storage: From USB to Cloud Storage

From the first USB drives to the latest iPhone, for the last decade we’ve been carrying gigabytes of data… in our pocket. We’ve certainly come a long way from storage strategies of the past which usually required a 500-pound machine the size of a refrigerator. Back then, you would definitely need a bigger pocket!

Rackspace has created an infographic illustrating the latest storage advancements of the last ten years. From the death of the floppy disk (may it rest in peace) to the introduction to the cloud, all have made a major impact on the way consumers and IT staff alike are able to store and access information.


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