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Market Share Analysis: External Controller-Based Disk Storage, Worldwide, 2018

Published: 25 April 2019

ID: G00384253

Analyst(s): Suzie Low , Andrew H Kim , Wataru Katsurashima , Robert Preston , John Monroe


Strong growth in the solid-state array and disk-based backup and archival storage market segments fueled a 10.0% increase in worldwide revenue during 2018. The solid-state array segment share grew to 39.7% in 2018 from 31.4% in 2017.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Market Findings
  • Vendor Performance Highlights

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Dell EMC
  • HPE
  • Hitachi
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • NetApp
  • Pure Storage

Mergers and Acquisitions

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