With the HCIS market projected to surpass $10 billion in revenue by 2021, technology product management leaders at data center providers need to strategize to gain market share.
Table of Contents
Outlook for Integrated System Market
Key Challenges Faced by IT Leaders Driving Change
HCIS Value Propositions and Ecosystem Drive Growth
IT at the Edge Expands the HCIS Market
2016 HCIS Market Share
Chinese HCIS Market
Chinese HCIS Vendor Landscape
HCI Without "S"
Why Do We Need Software-Based Hyperconvergence?
Selling HCIS to Business Buyers
HCIS Messaging: Overall Social Buzz Created in Top 30 Countries
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With the hyperconverged integrated system (HCIS) market projected to surpass $10 billion in revenue by 2021, with a compound annual growth rate of 48% (from 2016 through 2021), providers are targeting newer workloads and introducing new products to support them. HCIS appliance offerings led the market, but now the HCIS delivery models are evolving to a variety of deployment styles, including software and service-based solutions. Regarding the competitive landscape, Chinese vendors are gaining market share, and many startups are born with the potential of being acquired by major providers with a global distribution ecosystem. Technology product management leaders planning to grow agile opportunities should understand the direction of this market and rearchitect their strategy to stay relevant in the next two years.
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