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IDC Opinion

Figure: Worldwide External Enterprise Storage Systems Spending Snapshot

In This Study

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Table: Worldwide NAFA Revenue, 2017–2022

Figure: Worldwide NAFA Revenue, 2017–2022

Figure: Worldwide SAFA and NAFA Revenue Share, 2017–2022

Table: Worldwide External Enterprise Storage Systems Revenue by Segment, 2017–2022 ($B)

Market Context

History of NAFA Market Development

NAFA Market Forecast Segmentation

Figure: Worldwide NAFA Revenue by Segment, 2017–2022

Table: Worldwide NAFA Revenue by Segment, 2017–2022 ($M)

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

Tier 0 Workloads

Increased Penetration of Real-Time Big Data Analytics

Technology Refresh and Mixed Workload Consolidation

Inhibitors

Higher Price Premium of NVMe Solutions

Delayed Maturation of NVMe and NVMe-oF Standards

Significant Market Developments

Availability of Very High-Capacity Storage Devices

Movement Away from Custom Designs

Innovation Accelerators Driving the Increase of Workloads that Require NVMe

Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition

Figure: NAFA and SAFA Taxonomy

Methodology

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Synopsis

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