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Forecast: External Controller-Based Storage, Worldwide, All Countries, 2014-2018, 4Q14 Update

Published: 09 January 2015

ID: G00273461

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


The ECB storage market is subdued by the pressures of unenthusiastic regional economies and terabyte flight to more cost-effective alternatives like hyperscale public cloud, hyperconverged integrated systems and software-defined storage, leading to a drop in the five-year CAGR from 2.2% to 1.9%.

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