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Forecast: External Controller-Based Disk Storage, Worldwide, All Countries, 2013-2017, 4Q13 Update

Published: 10 January 2014

ID: G00248370

Analyst(s): Sid Deshpande, Aman Munglani, Andrew H Kim , Suzie Low , Anthony Kros, Masaki Suzuki , Roger W. Cox , Jimmie Chang


The depressed global economy and underutilized storage infrastructures sharply dampened storage spending in 2013. Gartner expects these trends to continue, with the 2014 through 2017 forecast period increasingly impacted by alternative solutions, including Web-scale public cloud and SDS.

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