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Forecast: Hard-Disk Drives, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 4Q14 Update

Published: 29 January 2015

ID: G00261361

Analyst(s): John Monroe


The world's hunger for digital data in many forms will continue to drive storage growth. Gartner foresees a 2.7% compound annual hard-disk drive shipment growth rate from 2013 through 2018, with vendor revenue expanding at 4.6% and petabytes delivered growing at 26.8%.

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