Japan Disk Storage Systems 2013–2017 Forecast and 1H13 Analysis by Vertical Segment
This IDC study (a translation of the Japanese document IDC #J14480101) examines the 1H11–1H13 revenue of the Japan disk storage systems market by industry and by company size, and presents the forecast for 2013–2017. The Japan disk storage systems market revenue by industry was analyzed in terms of OS, installation environment, and external and internal disk storage systems, while the revenue by company size was analyzed in terms of external and internal disk storage systems. This study also uses the actual values in 2Q13 of the Japan Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker, provided by IDC, as the foundation data. Market trends and forecasts of the Japan disk storage systems market were based on Japan Disk Storage Systems 2013–2017 Forecast Update and 1H13 Analysis (IDC #J13430109, November 2013).
"Mid to long-term changes in Japan industry structure and changes in IT spending pattern among Japan companies are influencing the disk storage systems growth in industries. As well as accurately understanding these changes and clearly identifying the industry segments they should focus their efforts on, it is also vital for storage suppliers to formulate strategies for high growth segments, such as virtual environment and cloud infrastructure in each industry segment, and made these strategies the foundation of their storage business growth," says Yukihisa Hode, storage systems research analyst, IDC Japan.