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Ten trends of Chinese Internet in 2012 ( I) (3)

(People's Daily Online)

08:11, January 04, 2013

5. Rise of the era of big data

With the arrival of the era of cloud computing, the mobile Internet and Internet of things have a rapid development. People have never felt so strongly about the rise of social networking, the explosive growth of smart networking equipment and the era of big data before, like in 2012.

Information and communication technology enterprises also began strategic layout of the storage, processing and applications of big data.

Baidu, Tencent, Taobao and China Mobile have established their own data center projects, measuring the achievements with capacity and data processing technology. According to estimation of domestic agencies, the potential market value of China's big data is expected to reach 2 trillion yuan in the future.

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