Worldwide Storage Software and Public Cloud Market Shares, 2Q17: Influence of Public Cloud Storage Alters Market Dynamics
This IDC study provides a brief overview of the worldwide storage software and public cloud market performance during the second calendar quarter of 2017 (2Q17)."The storage software market is changing rapidly due to an influx of cloud and software-defined solutions," said Andrew Smith, senior research analyst, Storage Software. "Customers continue to make purchase decisions that favor server-based and cloud-based storage services, putting pressure on more traditional providers to adapt their deployment and pricing models. IDC forecasts indicate this trend will continue, driven by spending shifts toward hybrid and public cloud storage and data services."