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Storage Management Software Market Consolidates in Preparation for Even Stronger Growth

Published: 21 August 2000

ID: G0089529

Analyst(s): Carolyn DiCenzo


Growth in the storage management software market exceeded all expectations in 1999. This growth was fueled by new technologies and an expanded interest in software by traditionally hardware-focused vendors as they look to support new storage topologies such as storage area networks. This report looks at the trends in each of the segments and subsegments of the storage management software market and identifies the key players and segment trends.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • Storage Management Software Market Update
    • 1999 Mergers and Acquisitions
    • First-Half 2000 Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Segmentation
    • Storage Management Software Market Grows to $4.2 Billion in 1999
    • Data Management Will Remain the Single Largest Segment Through 2004
    • Storage Infrastructure
    • Data Replication Subsegment's Strong Growth Continues
    • New Products in Core Subsegment Focus on SAN Support
    • Enterprise Storage Resource Management
    • Geography Trends
  • Vendor Profiles
    • Introduction
    • Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC) — Nasdaq: ADIC
    • Amdahl — a Fujitsu Company
    • Barratt Edwards International — Private (Now ULTRABAC.COM)
    • BETA Systems Software — Neuer Markt (Frankfurt): BSS
    • BMC Software — Nasdaq: BMC
    • CommVault Systems — Private
    • Compaq Computer — NYSE: CPQ
    • Computer Associates — NYSE: CA
    • Connected — Private
    • Dantz Development
    • EMC — NYSC: EMC
    • Executive Software International — Private
    • FileTek — Private
    • Hewlett-Packard — NYSE: HWP
    • HighGround Systems — Private
    • Hitachi Data Systems — Owned by Hitachi Ltd. and EDS
    • IBM — NYSE: IBM; and Tivoli Systems, a subsidiary of IBM
    • Legato Systems — Nasdaq: LGTO
    • Mercury Computer Systems — Nasdaq: MRCY
    • MTI Technology Corp. — Nasdaq: MTIC
    • Network Integrity Is Now LiveVault — Private
    • NovaStor — Private
    • OTG Software — Nasdaq: OTGS
    • PowerQuest — Private
    • Quadratec — Private
    • SGI — NYSE: SGI
    • Softworks — Nasdaq: SWRX; Now Part of EMC
    • Solution-Soft Systems — Private
    • St. Bernard Software — Private
    • Stac Software — Nasdaq: STAC (now Previo — Nasdaq: PRVO)
    • Sterling Software — NYSE: SSW (now Computer Associates)
    • Storage Technology (StorageTek) — NYSE: STK
    • Sun Microsystems — Nasdaq: SUNW
    • Symantec — Nasdaq: SYMC
    • VERITAS Software — Nasdaq: VRTS
    • Other Players

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