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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