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Forecast Analysis: External Controller-Based Storage, Worldwide, 1Q17 Update

Published: 27 July 2017

ID: G00324526

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

Summary

The global ECB storage market will continue to decline — at a negative 0.9% five-year CAGR — owing to the disruptive headwinds of new technology (such as HCIS, SSD and cloud), increased customer power and impact of software replacing hardware.

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

  • Influencing Factor: Sourcing Preferences
  • Influencing Factor: Technology Preferences
  • Influencing Factor: Technology Roadmap

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