Software is eating the the world. The phrase attributed to Marc Andreessen, American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. While it is a true in general it might have an interesting impact on manufacturing and product lifecycle software.
Did you pay attention what happened to cloud storage? I’m sure you did. The cost is racing to zero. You can get basically any storage size you want today. Even more, cloud giants like Google and Apple are promoting additional services with unlimited storage capacities.