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Forecast: Hard-Disk Drives, Worldwide, 2014-2021, 1Q17 Update

Published: 15 May 2017

ID: G00324551

Analyst(s): John Monroe


Declining consumer demand, combined with enduring enterprise demand, led Gartner to forecast a negative 10.5% CAGR from 2016 through 2021 in HDD shipments, but vendor revenue will fall at only a 3.3% CAGR due to data growth and mix shifts toward higher-capacity HDDs in all markets.

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