Experts IDC summed up the results of the third quarter of 2016 for the storage industry
Experts of the analytical company IDC has compiled statistics for the third quarter of 2016 for the market of corporate data stores. Under the storage IDC analysts understand the complex of controllers, cables and other components with three or more drive. The internal storage is considered to be located in a single housing with the server, and external — in a separate building.
During the reporting period was shipped to storage with a total volume of 44.3 per EB, which is 33.2 percent more than a year ago. However, in monetary terms, the market decreased by 3.2% to 8.8 billion dollars. Income could increase only producers, collaborating on the terms of the ODM directly with large data centers. This segment, estimated at $ 1.3 billion, for the year increased by 5.7%. The volume of the segment internal storage for the year decreased by 0.5%, amounted to approximately $ 2.1 billion.
For the quarter, the market leader in data warehouse is a Dell with a share of 25.5%. Share a year ago Dell was equal to 28,2%. In second place is HP, whose share for the year decreased from 16.3% to 15.5%. The third place is divided between NetApp, IBM and Hitachi, the share of which is approximately equal to 6.6%, 5.9% and 5.7%, respectively. As in the case of servers, analysts make a reservation, that the difference in proportions comparable to the accuracy of their calculations.