Published: 20 March 2000
Analyst(s): Roger W. Cox
In 1999, host-based RAID units grew a robust 39.8 percent over 1998. Compaq and IBM increased their combined host-based RAID unit market share from 46.7 percent in 1998 to 47.1 percent in 1999. With 57.1 percent market share, AMI was the leading third-party enabling vendor of host-based RAID units shipped to the OEM channel in 1999. With a combined market share of 36.6 percent, Adaptec (and recently acquired DPT) was the leading third-party enabling vendor of host-based RAID units shipped to the worldwide distribution channel in 1999. Yet, at the end of the day, Dataquest holds the view that no more than 46.5 percent of Intel-based multiuser servers embraced host-based RAID solutions in 1999. That said, it is crystal clear that all enabling vendors of host-based RAID products have substantial headroom for further unit growth.
©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates.
All rights reserved.
Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates.
This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission.
It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact.
While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information.
Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such.
Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy.
Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity.
Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party.
For further information, see
Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.