The worldwide file- and object-based storage (FOBS) market continues to gain momentum with revenues exceeding $23 billion in 2013 and forecast to reach $38 billion in 2017. According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), growth in the overall enterprise storage systems market can be traced directly to the shift to FOBS.. “The future… Continue reading File and Object-Based Storage Market Growth Outpaces Overall Enterprise Disk Storage Systems Market
Storage software revenues reached nearly $3.5 billion in the third quarter of 2011 (3Q11), a 9.7% increase over the same quarter in 2010. This makes 3Q11 the second largest revenue-generating quarter in the nine years that International Data Corporation (IDC) has been tracking the market. Over the past nine years, only the first quarter of… Continue reading Strong Demand for Storage Software Drives Third Quarter Revenues
One year ago, International Data Corporation (IDC) predicted that the IT industry’s next dominant platform, built on mobile computing, cloud services, social networking, and big data analytics technologies, would begin its transition into the mainstream. Today, spending on these technologies is growing at about 18% per year and is expected to account for at least… Continue reading IDC Predicts 2012 Will Be the Year of Mobile and Cloud Platform Wars
Desktop virtualization is a strategic investment, solving many of the critical technology hurdles facing K-12 school districts today. It can alleviate problems around strategic direction and resource allocations by improving the end-user PC experience, reducing computer maintenance and support for IT staff, and decreasing the costs of services. IDC Government Insights has noted accelerating deployments… Continue reading Desktop Virtualization in K-12 Schools
Worldwide external disk storage systems factory revenues posted year-over-year growth of 12.2%, totaling just over $5.6 billion, in the second quarter of 2011 (2Q11), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker. For the quarter, the total disk storage systems market grew to just shy of $7.5 billion in revenues,… Continue reading Strong Growth Continues in the Worldwide Disk Storage Systems Market
Despite trying economic times, and an unprecedented decline in hard disk drive (HDD) terabyte shipments for enterprise applications in 2009, HDD vendors forged ahead by introducing new HDD products/form factors that address both current and future enterprise storage market requirements.