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Forecast Analysis: External Controller-Based Storage, Worldwide, 4Q15 Update

Published: 24 March 2016

ID: G00300109

Analyst(s): Roger W. Cox , Masaki Suzuki , Joseph Unsworth , Aman Munglani, Anthony Kros, Andrew H Kim , John Monroe , Suzie Low

Summary

The continuing dynamics of fragile regional economies, geopolitical unrest and tightening budgets, along with encroachment by lower-cost public cloud and hyperconverged integrated systems, support lowering the five-year CAGR for ECB storage systems to a negative 2.0%, down from a negative 1.6%.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Market Segment Highlights
    • ECB Block-Access Storage: Negatively Impacted by Lower-Cost Alternatives
    • ECB NAS: Alternative Solutions to Cannibalize NAS Spending
    • ECB SPDASS: A Fragmented Market With Upside Potential
    • Changing Landscape of the ECB Storage System Market
  • Regional Highlights
    • North America
    • Latin America
    • EMEA
    • Asia/Pacific, Excluding Japan
    • Japan

Assumptions

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