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Forecast Analysis: External Controller-Based Storage, Worldwide

Published: 23 August 2019

ID: G00388360

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


In this inaugural forecast incorporating new Primary, Secondary and Backup/Recovery market segments, Gartner predicts that — despite increases in SSA revenue — total ECB revenue will decline by 3.5% from 2018 through 2023 as alternative storage solutions continue to gain ground.

Table Of Contents
  • Forecast Assumptions
  • Market Impacts
  • Notable Changes

Forecast Data Summary

  • General Assessments
  • Initial Primary, Secondary and Backup/Recovery Assessments
  • Regional Revenue Distribution

Forecast Model Summary

Influencing Factors and Assumptions

  • Influencing Factor: Business Initiatives
    • Forecast Assumption
  • Influencing Factor: Purchase Preference
    • Forecast Assumption
  • Influencing Factor: Pricing
    • Forecast Assumption

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