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Japan Storage Networking Infrastructure Forecast, 2017-2021

Japan Storage Networking Infrastructure Forecast, 2017−2021

This IDC study is the performance of and forecast for the Japan Fibre Channel (FC) market, which is a major component in storage networking infrastructure and used in enterprise storage Fibre Channel-storage area network (FC-SAN) environments, as well as in Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON) and FICON-SAN environments.Storage infrastructure transformation is gaining momentum in the Japan storage market. Therefore, spending on storage network can be expected to change considerably in the mid to long term. "Product strategies for supporting storage infrastructure transformation in user companies are vital in storage network business," says Masaaki Moriyama, group director, IDC Japan.

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Japan External Enterprise Storage Systems Market Forecast by Installation Environment
Japan Fibre Channel Switches Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Continuous Spending on FC-SAN
New Demand for All-Flash Array
Inhibitors
Competition with Other Data Access Environments
Structural Changes in the Server Market
Shrinking Mainframes Spending
Significant Market Developments
Shrinking Blade Server–Embedded Switches
Acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Methodology
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