Experts from cloud computing firm
The company believes that is likely to present new challenges.
"They will need to use different technologies, predominantly software based, which will automate many of the things they've done in the past.
"They'll have to have different policies around security and they will need people with different skills."
The massive increase in our data needs is expected to come in part from how connected our lives are becoming.
The study shows that there are around 14 billion devices already connected and communicating over the internet which is just 7% of what could be up and running online.
Finite Solutions' specially designed smart home in
TV streaming, music systems, CCTV, lights and temperature is controlled by one central computer which allows technology to talk to technology. The whole of the home can be monitored with a smartphone or tablet.
He insists it's "not just a luxury" but will make our homes more secure and energy efficient.
But could it make our houses more vulnerable to a cyber attack?
"It's very hard to hack into the systems," Simon insists.
"You not only would have to be a computer hacker, you would also have to be able to programme the bespoke control systems we use to have access into a house.
"It is a valid concern but I don't think it's something 99.9% of homeowners would have to worry about."
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