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Forecast: External Storage Systems, Worldwide, All Countries, 2014-2021, 3Q17 Update

Published: 20 October 2017

ID: G00344242

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


Enterprise spending on external controller-based storage is forecast to decline at a 1.7% five-year CAGR through 2021 as IT budget shifts to public cloud, software-defined storage and hyperconverged integrated systems.

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