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Market Share Analysis: Storage Management Software, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 16 May 2013

ID: G00248834

Analyst(s): Dave Russell, Jie Zhang, Alan Dayley


Constrained by an uncertain global economy, the storage management market in 2012 grew by 6.9%, reaching $14.9 billion. Data backup/recovery and archiving continue to see faster growth due to unprecedented data growth and the need to manage it.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • EMC: Market Leader
  • IBM: Strong Growth Spreading Across Product Portfolio
  • Symantec: Largest Vendor in Backup and Recovery
  • NetApp: Leader in Data Replication
  • HP: Acquisition of Autonomy Yielded Mixed Market Results
  • Hitachi Data Systems: Holding Market Ranking With Modest Growth
  • CommVault: Rising Fast Through Continuously High Growth

Other Notable Vendors

  • Druva: Growing Fast in Serving the Endpoint Data Protection Market
  • Global Relay: Gaining Notice in the Fragmented Archive Market
  • Varonis: Appearing as One of the Leading File Analysis Vendors
  • Storage Management Software Vendors

Mergers and Acquisitions

Recommended Reading

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