Disk storage market: EMC, IBM and NetApp dip; HP and Dell gain

In the total disk storage systems market, the share of EMC, IBM and NetApp has dipped, while HP and Dell gained in the third quarter of 2014.

The market share of EMC decreased to 20.8 percent from 21.1 percent, IBM declined to 9.9 percent from 11.2 percent, NetApp fell to 8.5 percent from 8.9 percent.

Disk storage vendors in Q3 2014

On the other hand, the disk storage share of HP increased to 14.6 percent from 14.4 percent, while Dell share grew to 10.6 percent from 10.4 percent.

IDC said the total worldwide disk storage systems factory revenue grew 5.1 percent year over year to nearly $8.8 billion during the third quarter of 2014. Total disk storage systems capacity shipped was 25 exabytes. New capacity shipments grew 42 percent year over year during the quarter.

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