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Forecast: External Storage Systems, Worldwide, All Countries, 2014-2021, 2Q17 Update

Published: 21 July 2017

ID: G00337713

Analyst(s): Andrew H Kim , Robert Preston , Masaki Suzuki , Roger W. Cox , Suzie Low , John Monroe


The external controller-based storage market is forecast to decline at a 1.8% five-year CAGR through 2021 as disruptive developments, such as public cloud, software-defined storage and hyperconverged integrated systems, continue to gain traction.

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