Storage Infrastructure Market for Big Data: Current Landscape and Future Outlook
This IDC study provides an assessment of the EMEA Big Data storage infrastructure market, including vendor shares and a forecast to 2019. It discusses the implications for end users and vendors, offers advice on how to approach Big Data projects that involve infrastructure, and provides insight into how vendors can successfully differentiate and avoid common pitfalls. "Big Data and analytics are a major challenge for European organizations that can no longer be ignored in view of heightened competition from disruptive market entrants," said Archana Venkatraman, senior research analyst, IDC European Storage Research Group. "Big Data will form the foundation as businesses transform themselves into data-driven entities in the 3rd Platform era, creating opportunities across storage hardware, software, and services for Big Data in the next five years and beyond."