IDC's Storage Software service analyzes the opportunities, technologies, use cases, and trends that are reshaping the storage software market and continue to drive its growth. This service provides the market intelligence to help product, marketing, and strategic planning professionals create successful business strategies. Subscribers to this service receive direct access to IDC's top industry experts, who provide market insights, competitive analysis, and positioning advice; identify strategic partnering opportunities; assist with speaking to the investment community; and provide press quotes and more.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Data protection and recovery software
Storage replication software
Archiving (unstructured and semistructured) software
Storage and device management software
Storage infrastructure software
Adoption of storage software in cloud models
Remote office protection and recovery methods
Emerging standards and their impact on storage software products and vendor strategies
Convergence of technology to address business continuity, operational recovery, and disaster recovery
Virtualization's impact on storage software
Unstructured archiving strategies, approaches, and best practices
Convergence of storage management with datacenter orchestration
Benefits, challenges, and considerations of file- and block-level tiering
Worldwide Data Protection and Recovery Software Forecast and Analysis with Vendor Shares
Worldwide Storage and Device Management Software Forecast and Analysis with Vendor Shares
Worldwide Storage Replication Software Forecast and Analysis with Vendor Shares
Worldwide Archiving Software Forecast and Analysis with Vendor Shares
Worldwide Storage Software Forecast and Analysis with Vendor Shares
Vendor Profiles, Case Studies, Demand-Side Viewpoints, End-User Insights, and Market Predictions
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
Key Questions Answered
How has the adoption of cloud-based services changed the requirements for storage software?
What is the impact of server virtualization on the storage and storage software markets?
What is the role of software in storage virtualization?
How are storage software vendors addressing the special needs of small and medium-sized businesses?
What are the implications on storage software with convergence?
Which start-up firms manage to disrupt major players by introducing alternatives to established products?
Storage Software Market Coverage
This service reviews strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the storage software market, including:
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