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Beyond petabytes

Out of curiosity, are there standards in place for data storage naming above petabytes? i.e. What is the next step (or next two or three?!?) up?

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As you may already know,

1KB = 1,024bytes 
1MB = 1,024KB 
1GB = 1,024MB 
1TB (terabyte) = 1,024GB 
1PB (petabyte) = 1,024TB 
Now if a petabyte is nto enough for you, we can go farther!!!
1 Exabyte = 1,024 petabytes
1 Zettabyte = 1,024 exabytes 
and finally
1 Yottabyte = 1,024 zettabytes

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This was first published in October 2002

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