Smarter Planet Means the Deep Web The Deep Web (or Deepnet,…

December 4, 2008
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Smarter Planet Means the Deep Web

The Deep Web (or Deepnet, invisible Web or hidden Web) refers to World Wide Web content that is not part of the surface Web indexed by search engines.

The Deep Web is estimated to contain about 91,000 terabytes. The surface Web is only about 167 terabytes.


Smarter Planet Means the Deep Web

The Deep Web (or Deepnet, invisible Web or hidden Web) refers to World Wide Web content that is not part of the surface Web indexed by search engines.

The Deep Web is estimated to contain about 91,000 terabytes. The surface Web is only about 167 terabytes.

The Smarter Planet tumblelog is an outgrowth of IBM’s strategic initiative to help a world of smart systems emerge.

 See this primer on Smarter Planet