Storage market research reports
- 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 ...
- March 11, 2008
EMC and IDC have published an update to their Digital Universe report, which met with skepticism when it was originally published last March. We're generally skeptical of vendor-sponsored analyst ...
- March 07, 2008
IDC's disk storage tracker for the fourth quarter of 2007 shows a strong increase in iSCSI SAN sales; VKernel unveils capacity monitoring appliance for VMware.
- February 15, 2008
I feel the need to make a confession here. Up until yesterday, despite spending a generous portion of my waking hours covering data backup, disaster recovery and data protection, I myself did not ...
- January 10, 2008
Some analysts touted CDP as being the dark horse technology for corporate adoption in 2007. As we all know, that didn't occur and the multitude of CDP technologies ended up confusing analysts, ...
- November 01, 2007
It may be a little early in 2007 to start prognosticating about what is going to occur in 2008 and beyond. However, there are some major trends -- I would almost classify them as "mega-trends" -- ...
- September 07, 2007
IDC reports a lull in high-end enterprise spending in its quarterly disk tracker, with new growth lower in the market; Seagate plans encrypted 1 TB disk drive for PCs.
- July 26, 2007
It is being widely reported that HP is in “advanced talks” to buy Bull SA, a French IT integrator. The reports, originated by a French website, capital.fr, contain detailed information about the ...
- July 11, 2007
Storage industry veteran Bob Abraham passed away in June. The firm says his tape reports will not be continued.
- June 08, 2007
IDC's quarterly external storage systems tracker also showed that low-end systems made up the bulk of growth in the market; EMC opens $160M new R&D center overseas.
- June 04, 2007
A new combined disk and tape tracker from IDC has IBM trumpeting from the rooftops that it's the market leader. But what's IBM's story when it comes to software?
- March 22, 2007
The Burton Group put out a press release this week warning of some "gotchas" with Google's software as a service (SaaS). Storage Soup caught up with Burton Group enterprise search and records ...
- March 19, 2007
For the second quarter in a row Cisco is gaining SAN switch market share on Brocade, according to the latest report by the Dell'Oro Group. But the numbers are causing a firestorm.
- March 13, 2007
According to the latest IDC research, HP shows declining revenues in several storage categories; EMC, HDS, Symantec and NetApp show surprising results.
- March 07, 2007
Silicon Valley Watcher and its commenters have an interesting reaction to IDC's report yesterday (commissioned by EMC) that we're generating more data than we can store. SVW blogger Tom Foremski ...