This IDC study looks at the performance of the Japan enterprise storage system market from 1H13 to 1H15 and presents forecasts for 2015 through 2019. Shipment performance is analyzed based on revenue, unit shipment, and capacity shipment; and forecasts are based on revenue and capacity shipment. Supplier shipment performance and share are analyzed based on revenue, capacity shipment, and unit shipment from 1H14 to 1H15. The study offers analyses and forecasts for the Japan enterprise storage system market by OS, connection protocol, and external versus internal versus original design manufacturer (ODM) direct, distribution channels (direct versus indirect sales), and other aspects. It includes shipment performance surveys and forecast data for the external enterprise storage systems market, separated into classes based on system price (high-end, midrange, and low-end).
The analysis of Masaaki Moriyama, a group director at IDC Japan, is this: "Over the next five years in the Japan enterprise storage system market, storage suppliers should be working to sustain their role as the choice of their channel partners and clients by proposing strategies, products, and solutions that have value within the larger stream of the transformations in the IT infrastructure market."
This IDC study is a translation of the Japan document IDC #J15480109 and is summarized to reduce the gap in time since the original version was published.
All of the following sections are, however, fully translated:
- IDC Opinion
- Past Data Revision
- Executive Summary
- Essential Guidance
Data-replication services, Direct-attached storage, Switched SAS, Disaster recovery, Disk storage, Disk-based data protection, Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI SANs, Network-attached storage, Private cloud services, Public cloud services, Storage area network