Worldwide Storage Software QView
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IDC's Worldwide Storage Software QView provides the ability to respond quickly and effectively to today's dynamic storage software market by providing insight into customer trends and delivering worldwide product line and vendor market share data.

Technology Coverage and Data Segmentation

The Worldwide Storage Software QView provides total market size and vendor shares for the technology areas and segmentations listed below. Measurement for this QView is in market revenue. Available market datapoints and segmentations are packaged into three bundles: base bundle, smart bundle, and regional bundle. The following market segments and regions are available. Not all segments are available with regional data.

Storage Software Functional Markets:

  • Data protection and recovery software, storage replication software, storage infrastructure software, storage and device management software, archiving software, file-system software

Segmentations Available:

  • Vendor rankings for: CA Technologies, CommVault, EMC, Hitachi, HP (including Autonomy), IBM, NetApp, Symantec, Veeam, and others
  • License type: Initial software license, maintenance
  • Channel: Direct versus indirect
  • Storage hardware class: Entry, midrange, and high end
  • Size of company: Small business, medium-sized business, large business, very large business, education, and government
  • Pricing method: Capacity based, array based, processor based
  • Deployment method: On-premises versus SaaS
  • Product line mapping for major vendors participating in the storage software markets

Geographic Scope

  • Base bundle and smart bundle offer worldwide data only. Regional bundle with limited segmentations includes: North America, Western Europe, Latin America, Asia/Pacific, and Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA)

Delivery Schedule and Deliverables

The Worldwide Storage Software QView is delivered on a quarterly basis via Excel pivot tables. The delivery schedule is as follows:

  • Quarterly data files are delivered 10 weeks after the end of each calendar quarter.

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