Japan Disk Storage Systems 2014-2018 Forecast and 1H14 Analysis by Vertical Segment
This IDC study looks at the performance of the Japan disk storage system market between the first half of 2012 and 1H14 by industry and number of employees, and presents forecasts for 2014 through 2018. The study analyzes revenue by industries in the Japan disk storage system market by OS and connection environment, from the standpoint of external/internal configurations. The study also analyzes revenue by number of employees from the standpoint of external/internal configurations. Figures from IDC’s Japan Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker (2Q14) were used as basic data for this IDC study. Japan Disk Storage Systems 2014–2018 Forecast Update and 1H14 Analysis (November 2014) was used as reference for trends and forecasts in the Japan disk storage system market.
IDC Japan storage systems market analyst Yukihisa Hode provides his analysis: “Medium- to long-term changes to Japan industrial structures and changes to the IT spending patterns of companies in Japan will impact the growth of disk storage systems in each industry. Storage suppliers will need to consider transformations in storage infrastructures (such as the emergence of new storage technologies and the utilization of external resources including cloud services), clarify industries to focus on then establish strategies for these industries, and treat this as a core part of their storage business growth strategy.”
This is summarized to reduce the gap in time since the original version was published.
All of the following sections are, however, fully translated:
Historical Data Revision
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