This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview of and definitions for enterprise storage systems. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's storage systems research. This taxonomy outlines market segmentations and measurement methodologies for the storage industry including classification by technology, vendor, geography, and revenue metrics.
"The enterprise storage systems market continues to be very dynamic. In the past couple of years, it was impacted by the introduction of new architectures, adoption of new data management technologies, and emergence of new storage delivery models," says Natalya Yezhkova, research director, Storage Systems. "Along with outlining traditional market segmentations and metrics, the updated taxonomy introduces new views included in IDC storage research in the past several months."
Data redundancy, Data-replication services, Direct-attached storage, Switched SAS, Disk storage, Disk-based data protection, Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI SANs, General-purpose disk storage, Network-attached storage, Operating systems and subsystems, Parallel and distributed file systems, Personal and entry level storage, Routers, Serial ATA drive, Storage, Storage systems