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A unit of information equal to one million million (10¹²) or, strictly, 2⁴⁰ bytes.
‘One terabyte is about 1,000 gigabytes, and most people probably cannot shoot enough digital photos within the next 10 years to fill that kind of space.’
‘There is an estimated one million terabytes of online information, and this amount is growing with every new web page that is posted.’
‘But midrange and high-end appliances storing gigabytes and terabytes of data require sophisticated backup approaches such as tape libraries.’
‘We had about a terabyte of digital information already - but we expected to need space for four times that much within 18 months.’
‘Moving terabytes of data through servers becomes impractical and degrades the overall system.’
‘Those little gray boxes will hold not just gigabytes but terabytes and someday maybe petabytes.’
‘His network operations center oversees 350 million terabytes of data and a network that keeps engineering humming around the globe.’