External disk storage systems factory revenues grew 6.5 percent at $6 billion in Q2 2012

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Infotech Lead India: External disk storage systems factory revenues grew 6.5 percent at $6 billion in the second quarter of 2012.

EMC leads the total worldwide disk storage systems market with 22.6 percent market share.

HP is in second position with 19.3 percent.

For the quarter, the disk storage systems market revenue increased 8 percent to under $8.1 billion.

Total disk storage systems capacity shipped reach 6,667 petabytes, growing 24.8 percent year over year.

“The external disk storage system market continues to grow on a stable trajectory with factory revenues approaching $6 billion for the first time in the second quarter,” said Liz Conner, senior research analyst, Storage Systems, IDC.

Despite concerns regarding the global and regional economies, end users continue to invest in storage infrastructures. Helping to drive the worldwide market in Q2 was the double-digit growth in the emerging regions and strong demand for mid-range storage.

EMC is leading the external disk storage systems market with 30.4 percent revenue share in the second quarter.

IBM and NetApp are in a statistical tie with 12.9 percent and 12.1 percent market share, respectively.

HP is in number four position with 10.7 percent share.

Hitachi and Dell are in the top 5 in statistical tie with 8.1 percent and 7.8 percent market shares, respectively.

The networked disk storage market (NAS Combined with Open / iSCSI SAN) grew 6.5 percent.

EMC maintains its leadership in the total open networked storage market with 33.7 percent revenue share, followed by NetApp with a 14.0 percent revenue share.

The NAS market increased 2.5 percent.

EMC leads the NAS market with 45.7 percent revenue share.

 

 
Top 5 Vendors, Worldwide External Disk Storage Systems Factory Revenue, Second Quarter of 2012
(Revenues are in Millions)
Vendor  2Q12
Revenue
  2Q12
Market
Share
  2Q11
Revenue
  2Q11
Market
Share
  2Q12/2Q12
Revenue
Growth
1. EMC  $1,823  30.4%  $1,612  28.6%  13.1%
T2. IBM*  $770  12.9%  $771  13.7%  -0.1%
T2. NetApp*  $727  12.1%  $720  12.8%  1.0%
4. HP  $642  10.7%  $614  10.9%  4.5%
T5. Hitachi*  $484  8.1%  $459  8.2%  5.4%
T5. Dell*  $469  7.8%  $441  7.8%  6.3%
                
Others  $1,079  18.0%  $1,011  18.0%  6.7%
All Vendors  $5,993  100.0%  $5,629  100.0%  6.5%
          
Source: IDC Worldwide Disk Storage Systems Quarterly Tracker, September 6, 2012

Notes:

2Q12 Total Disk Storage Systems Market Results

 

 
Top 5 Vendors, Worldwide Total Disk Storage Systems Factory Revenue, Second Quarter of 2012
(Revenues are in Millions)
Vendor  2Q12
Revenue
  2Q12
Market
Share
  2Q11
Revenue
  2Q11
Market
Share
  2Q12/2Q12
Revenue
Growth
1. EMC  $1,823  22.6%  $1,612  21.6%  13.1%
2. HP  $1,556  19.3%  $1,435  19.2%  8.5%
3. IBM  $1,262  15.6%  $1,158  15.5%  9.0%
4. Dell  $924  11.4%  $828  11.1%  11.5%
5. NetApp  $727  9.0%  $720  9.6%  1.0%
                
Others  $1,782  22.1%  $1,725  23.1%  3.3%
All Vendors  $8,073  100.0%  $7,477  100.0%  8.0%
          
Source: IDC Worldwide Disk Storage Systems Quarterly Tracker, September 6, 2012

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