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Forecast: Hard-Disk Drives, Worldwide, 2012-2019, 1Q15 Update

Published: 16 April 2015

ID: G00273891

Analyst(s): John Monroe


The world's hunger for digital data in manifold forms will drive storage growth, and HDDs will remain the main repositories for digital data. Gartner foresees a flat 0.6% compound annual HDD shipment growth rate from 2014 through 2019, and vendor revenue and petabytes delivered continuing to expand.

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