Japan Storage Networking Forecast, 2016−2020
This IDC study picks up the Japan market performance and forecast for Fibre Channel (FC) switches, the main component in storage networking infrastructure, and which is used in the fibre channel storage area network (FC-SAN) and Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON) and FICON-SAN environment of enterprise storage systems.Many transformations such as "flash," "cloud," "software defined," and "convergence" are emerging in the Japan storage market. Following the progress of these transformations, IDC expects spending on storage network to change significantly in the mid to long term. "Product strategies and collaboration strategies corresponding to transformations in the storage market will also be increasingly important in storage network," says Masaaki Moriyama, group director, Enterprise Infrastructure, IDC Japan.
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