Hot off the press:
IDC's Q3 "Worldwide External Disk Storage Systems Factory Revenue" numbers.
"Despite the revenue contraction in the third quarter, we see strong
demand for offerings targeted at heavily virtualized environments, such as
integrated infrastructure," said Eric Sheppard, research director, IDC
storage. "However, this demand has been offset by several factors: reduced
spending from the U.S. government, increased use of storage efficiency
technologies, increased investment in public cloud capacity, and general price
pressures associated with increased competitive environments."
See the detailed report here!