35 M e-mails will be sent out daily by 2005

IDC predicts that e-mail traffic will reach 35 million messages a day by 2005. A survey of IT directors has found that e-mail storage now makes up around 40% of data retention costs in businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with IT heads reckoning that 20% of all the e-mails they have to keep are personal or non-work-related messages.

IDC predicts that e-mail traffic will reach 35 million messages a day by 2005. A survey of IT directors has found that e-mail storage now makes up around 40% of data retention costs in businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with IT heads reckoning that 20% of all the e-mails they have to keep are personal or non-work-related messages.