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Forecast: Hard-Disk Drives, Worldwide, 2010-2017, 4Q13 Update

Published: 26 December 2013

ID: G00245365

Analyst(s): John Monroe


Despite lackluster demand in the PC arenas, hunger for digital data in many forms will continue to drive storage growth. Gartner foresees a 1.5% compound annual HDD shipment growth rate from 2012 through 2017, with vendor revenue expanding at 2.9% and petabytes delivered growing at more than 33%.

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