This IDC study examines Big Data technology and services market for 2010–2015. The study describes IDC's definition of Big Data and the criteria and methodology for sizing the market. Further, the study segments the Big Data market into server, storage, networking, software, and services.
"The Big Data market is expanding rapidly as large IT companies and start-ups vie for customers and market share. For technology buyers, opportunities exist to use Big Data technology to improve operational efficiency and to drive innovation," said Dan Vesset, program vice president for IDC's Business Analytics Solutions. "IDC expects the Big Data technology and services market to grow at a 39.4% compound annual growth rate through 2015."