Pure Play Storage Stars on the Rise

Chris Mellor, in his article on The Register, examines the rising stars of the storage system market, EMC (NYSE: EMC) and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP). The two pure play storage companies are ahead of Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), HP (NYSE: HPQ) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) by gaining market share based on revenue. Dell, HP and IBM, claims Mellor, have their work cut out if they are to regain their lost market share.


“If both IBM’s Storwize and XIV strategies, and EMC’s VNX strategy pays off, either or both could equal and perhaps overtake NetApp. Hitachi Data Systems is also in this category as NetApp’s year-on-year growth rate is continuing down, paralleling HP and Dell.”

Read the Full Story at The Register

Latest Articles

How Tape Storage is Used by Banco Bradesco, Treasury of Puerto Rico, Computational Medicine Center, Calgary Police Department, and Franklin Pierce University: Case Studies

Most technologies eventually outlive their own usefulness, but a rare few withstand the passage of time. While floppy discs vanish beyond the horizon, taking...

How Servers are Used by Ducati, Dashen Bank, Vivo Energy, Skyhawk Chemicals, and Feinberg School of Medicine

Out-of-date legacy systems can act as the weak link in an organization’s push for innovation. This is particularly true of legacy servers attempting to...

How Flash Storage is Used by BDO Unibank, Cerium Networks, British Army, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and School District of Palm Beach County:...

Flash storage is a solid-state technology that uses non-volatile memory, meaning data is never lost when the power is turned off. It can be...