CS 182.52 Sending Files by Web:
Disk Backup & Online Files

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Santa Rosa Junior College, California
  Last updated on 11 November, 2010 .

Storage Capacities:  The Numbers




Kilobyte (KB) 1,000 Thousand
Megabyte (MB) 1,000,000 Million
Gigabyte (GB) 1,000,000,000 Billion
Terabyte (TB) 1,000,000,000,000 Trillion
Petabyte (PB) 1,000,000,000,000,000 Quadrillion
Exabyte (EB) 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 Quintillion
Zettabyte (ZB) 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Sextillion
Yottabyte (YB) 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Septillion

Adapted and revised from a table by Harry Phillips; used with permission.

For a full list of prefixes: 

New Binary Prefixes from NIST