ReadWriteWeb just published an interesting info-graphic describing where “Big Data” resides across enterprises these days. For example, the US Library of Congress, as of April 2011, had 235 terabytes' worth of data. But per company, 15 of the top 17 industry sectors in the United States have more data, per company, than the Library of Congress.

If you're wondering where the insurance industry stands in the list, it's somewhere in the middle – with a total of 243 petabytes now being stored. The leading industry was discrete manufacturing, with 966 petabytes, and at the low end was construction, with 51 petabytes.

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