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Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker

IDC's Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker® greatly enhances clients' ability to quickly and effectively respond to today's dynamic storage market. Understanding which global markets and segments are growing and knowing the quarterly adoption curve for new products have become business-critical needs for enterprise storage vendors, supply chain partners, and the financial community. This product provides insight into customer trends by delivering geography-specific vendor and product-line detail across all storage segments. IDC's Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker presents market data in an easy-to-use, interactive format that allows clients to easily view specific submarkets in customizable layouts.


Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurements for this tracker are in vendor revenue, value, units, terabytes, $ per gigabyte, gigabyte per unit, and ASP.

Core Coverage

  • Company, Vendor, Brand, Product Brand, Model Name
  • Product Category Group: External OEM, Internal OEM, and ODM Direct
  • Product Category: External RAID, Compute Intensive, Storage Intensive, and Storage Expansion
  • Topology: Direct, mainframe networked, and open networked
  • Installation: DAS, ESCON/FICON, NAS, and SAN
  • Data Access: FICON, Ethernet File/Object, Ethernet Block, Fibre Channel & HCI, DAS, Other
  • Data Organization: Block, File, and Object
  • Additional Tech Splits: Branded Storage OS, OS, Redundancy, Price Band, Storage Class, Storage Architecture, Object-based storage, and Scalability
  • Measurements: Units, Terabytes, Vendor Revenue, and Value
  • Storage Array Type (available only in Vendor Revenue and Value)
  • Media Type (available only in Terabytes)
  • 5-year Forecast by Product Category Group, Product Category, Topology, Installation, Data Access, Data Organization, OS, Redundancy, Price Band, and Storage Class in Terabytes and Value

Optional Content Add-Ons

  • External storage Segment and Channel data: available only by company, vendor, brand, topology, installation, and data access in units, terabytes, and value
  • External storage by segments: Education, government, very large business (1,000+ employees), large business (500–999 employees), medium-sized business (100–499 employees), small business (1–99 employees)
  • External storage by channels: Direct and indirect
  • Infrastructure Buyer data: available only by region, vendor, (top 10 vendors) and product category group in terabytes and value
  • ESS market by infrastructure buyer: Shared Infrastructure/Software/Digital SP, Dedicated Infrastructure SP, Communications SP, and Non-Service Provider
  • System Type: PBBA vs Non-PBBA. Available as an additional attribute in the Core ESS Historical Dataset

Geographic Scope

  • Central and Eastern Europe (8): Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine and Rest of CEE
  • Middle East and Africa (18): Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Rest of Africa and Rest of Middle East.
  • Western Europe (16): Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom

Data Deliverables

This Tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. Deliverables for this tracker are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical data
  • 5-year Forecast data (8 quarters and 3 years)

IDC's Tracker Methodology

IDC's tracker data is developed using a rigorous methodology that includes well-planned and well-coordinated local, regional, and worldwide data cross-checks combined with a proprietary advanced data consolidation and analysis data platform managed by IDC's Worldwide Tracker organization. Data sources used in the process of determining IDC's tracker numbers include, but are not limited to:

  • In-country local vendor interviews
  • Distribution data feeds
  • Worldwide and regional vendor guidance
  • ODM data
  • In-country local channel partner discussions
  • Import records
  • Feedback from component suppliers
  • Vendor briefings and public financial reports

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Silvia Cosso

Research Manager, European Storage