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Invest Implications: 'Forecast: External Controller-Based Disk Storage, Worldwide, All Countries, 2013-2017, 2Q13 Update'

Published: 26 June 2013

ID: G00254970

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


While raising its 2013 forecast slightly, Gartner has lowered its storage forecast for 2012 through 2017, owing to global economic headwinds, slowing new application deployments and competition from competing cloud alternatives, from an 8.0% CAGR to 6.3% (fourth-fastest-growing Gartner subsector).

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