Japan Storage for the Cloud Forecast, 2017−2021
This IDC study analyzes the performance of the Japan enterprise storage systems market from 2015 to 2016 by deployment model and deployment location and presents a forecast for the market from 2017 to 2021. It also provides an analysis from the perspectives of spending and capacity shipment.Masaaki Moriyama, group director, IDC Japan, says, "IDC believes that hybrid cloud will be the mainstream throughout the forecast period (2017–2021), in which public cloud and on-premise systems are used according to the workload type, data type, and business model. However, there are many problems to resolve in hybrid cloud in expanding storage infrastructure investment. Storage vendors should propose solutions that resolve data management issues in the hybrid cloud environments."