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Japan Tape Drive and Tape Automation Forecast, 2016-2020

Japan Tape Drive and Tape Automation Forecast, 2016−2020

This IDC study forecasts are made for the revenues and unit shipments in the Japan tape storage market from 2016 to 2020, based on the market performance in 2015. The Japan tape storage market is divided into two submarkets: the Japan tape drive market and the Japan tape automation market. Forecasts are provided by class and capacity in the Japan tape drive market, and by class and cartridge library size in the Japan tape automation market. "Archive data that contributes to business will continue to increase in the era of digital transformation. Tape storage vendors should carve out new demand by utilizing new technologies such as LTFS, proposing solutions that leverage tape's defining features, including the economical and long-term storage benefits, as well as distinguishing their products from other solutions in the archiving market," says Masaaki Moriyama, group director, IDC Japan.

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Japan Tape Drive Forecast
Japan Tape Automation
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Expanding Demand for Large-Capacity Data Storage and Archiving
Expanding the Usage Domain of LTFS
Further Penetration of Disk-Based Backup
Emergence of Specialized Backup Appliances
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Tape Storage Class Definitions
Tape Drive Market
Tape Automation Market
Tape Drive Capacity Bands
Tape Automation System Cartridge Library Size
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