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Competitive Landscape: Emerging SMB Data Center Infrastructure Market, Worldwide

Published: 22 July 2014

ID: G00261159

Analyst(s): Suzie Low, Heeral Kota, Kiyomi Yamada

Summary

Emerging data center trends for SMBs include the increasing need for digitization and mobility, and growing interest in big data and virtualization technologies. By taking a flexible approach to product development, providers can offer a service that appeals to SMBs' needs and buying behavior.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • SMB Market Description
  • SMB Priorities and Trends for Data Center Infrastructures
    • DCI Market Description
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Emerging Trends
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Cisco
    • Dell
    • EMC
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Lenovo
    • NetApp
    • Nutanix
    • Scale Computing
    • SimpliVity
  • References and Methodology
  • Definitions
  • Appendix — Emerging Requirements and Product Examples

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