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|How vendor choices are changing|
Respondents were asked to name their primary vendors in a variety of product categories, an indication of the mindshare that each vendor has with storage managers. The leaders in each category are shown here. Many of the major players are losing mindshare, both to each other and to smaller, newer companies with too little presence to be listed here.
About this survey:
This survey was conducted in August 2003 by e-mail. Results are based on surveys completed by 500 qualified respondents, all of whom had specific purchasing involvement in at least two of the following areas: disk, switches, backup software, backup hardware and storage management software. The average storage budget for respondents was approximately $2 million.
This was first published in October 2003