This IDC study provides a comprehensive review of the worldwide enterprise storage systems market in 2011 and the four preceding years. The analysis focuses on various segments of the enterprise storage systems market, including external versus internal storage and different installation environments such as SAN and NAS, as well as various operating environments. The study provides market share data of the top 25 enterprise storage system suppliers in these market segments.
"In 2011, mature markets slowed down in growth, while emerging markets posted high growth," said Amita Potnis, senior research analyst, Storage Systems. "High-end systems share increased in 2011 compared with 2010, predominantly outside the United States. Drivers for the growth include storage consolidation, datacenter buildup, and upgrades."
NEC Corporation, Dell Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., NetApp, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, Public Joint Stock Company "Volgograd Shipbuilding Plant", Silicon Graphics International Corp., Siemens AG, EMC Corporation, Oracle Corporation, EqualLogic, Inc., IBM, Fujitsu Limited, Hitachi, Ltd., SUN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED, 3PARDATA, INC., ISILON SYSTEMS LLC, STORAGE SYSTEMS I LTD