Worldwide Storage Software Market Shares, 2018: Vendors Target Opportunity in Protection and Management of Secondary Storage Data, Along with Software-Defined Deployments

Worldwide Storage Software Market Shares, 2018: Vendors Target Opportunity in Protection and Management of Secondary Storage Data, Along with Software-Defined Deployments

This IDC study discusses the worldwide storage software market shares for 2018."Storage software made a surprising recovery in 2018," said Greg Macatee, research analyst, Storage Software. "Aided by strong growth in the enterprise storage systems market, which drags system-related software sales, as well as in continued growth of the public cloud, the worldwide storage software market performed well over the past year, growing at a rate of 5.5%. Strong performance by the market's pure-play vendors was a key contributing factor as they continue to gain share and outpace the growth of larger market incumbents, which resulted in an annual revenue increase of 16.1% for the pure-plays."

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IDC Market Share Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Share
Who Shaped the Year
Dell Technologies
IBM
Hitachi
Veeam
NetApp
Market Context
Significant Market Developments
Methodology
Market Definition
Data Replication and Protection Software
Data Protection Software
Backup and Recovery Reporting Software
Storage Replication Software
Host- or Hypervisor-Based Replication Software
Systems and Data Migration Software
Fabric- and Appliance-Based Replication Software
Array-Based Replication Software
Replication Management Software
Archiving Software
Email Archiving Software
File and Other Archiving Software
Storage and Device Management Software
SRM and Heterogeneous SAN Management Software
SRM and Homogeneous SAN Management Software
Storage Device Management Software
Other Storage Management Software
Storage Infrastructure Software
Virtualization and Federation Software
Host-Based File Systems and Volume Management Software
Storage Access and Path Management Software
Automated Storage Tiering and Storage Gateway Software
Storage Acceleration Software
Software-Defined Storage Controller Software
Block-Based Software-Defined Storage Controller Software
File-Based Software-Defined Storage Controller Software
Object-Based Software-Defined Storage Controller Software
Hyperconverged Software–Defined Storage Controller Software
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