Storage market research reports
- March 31, 2009
Wall Street analysts agree with IDC that storage spending will drop more than previously thought this year, with a modest rebound coming in 2010.
- March 10, 2009
A recent report by Andrew Reichman at Forrester Research showed that among 124 surveyed IT decision-makers, incumbent vendors and Fibre Channel still dominate the in-use storage systems supporting ...
- March 06, 2009
IDC’s storage tracker numbers released today shows an 0.5% year-over-year decline in worldwide external storage sales in the fourth quarter of 2008. This was the first time external disk sales ...
- January 29, 2009
IT pros may find themselves in a Catch-22 this year when it comes to e-Discovery and data management for compliance, according to a new report released this week by Forrester Research Analyst Brian ...
- December 18, 2008
The spending slowdown most storage industry people are expecting to hit in 2009 has already begun, according to new research from TheInfoPro (TIP). TIP interviewed 65 senior executives at large ...
- December 15, 2008
While most organizations are likely planning to trim their IT budgets next year, a lot of them are also no doubt finding that cutting storage capacity will be difficult if not impossible. Take ...
- December 09, 2008
With SANs producing low utilization rates, application islands and complex storage management at a high price, a Forrester Research report asks if SANs are necessary.
- December 08, 2008
IDC's quarterly tracker numbers for the third quarter of 2008 show disk storage and storage software sales holding steady at a time when many industries are feeling the effects of recession. ...
- November 13, 2008
NetApp wonders what budget cuts will mean to its sales this quarter after doing better-than-expected in the October financial meltdown.
- October 29, 2008
According to a new IDC Enterprise Disk Storage Consumption Model report released this week, transaction-intensive applications are giving way as the main segment of enterprise data to an expanded ...
- October 22, 2008
Early results are in, and they indicate no massive spending slowdown for storage last quarter but vendors are bracing for one this quarter. EMC hit expectations for last quarter while indicating ...
- September 26, 2008
Until now, the storage industry has held up well this year in the face of any economic slowdowns - even those affecting the financial services sector. But with the economy's problems taking center ...
- August 19, 2008
Everyone and their brother has an email archiving story to tell you these days, or so it seems. But Forrester Research analyst Jo Maitland told Forrester clients in a teleconference titled "Email ...
- July 11, 2008
Financial analysts' research shows organizations are still buying storage despite an overall slowdown in IT spending, thanks to deduplication, disaster recovery and compliance. But one analyst says the third quarter "may be ugly."
- May 28, 2008
The disk vs. tape debate that has been going on for years is heating up again, given technologies like data deduplication that are bringing disk costs into line with tape. Or, at least, so some ...