Definition - What does Exabyte (EB) mean?
An exabyte (EB) is a unit of digital information storage used to denote the size of data. It is equivalent to 1 billion gigabytes (GB), 1,000 petabytes (PB) or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes (B).
Techopedia explains Exabyte (EB)
Two interpretations can be made using the two standards:
- Using SI, one exabyte is equivalent to 1,000 petabytes or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes.
- Using traditional binary measurement, one exabyte is equivalent to 1,152,921,504,606,846,976 bytes, that’s 260 bytes, also equivalent to 1 exbibyte.