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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


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


  • 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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