In the Crosshairs
Breaking down greatest growth potential by company-sized market, solution providers weighed in on six different market sizes in five potential growth areas.
"Storage components" include flash drives, hard disk drives, optical drives, RAID controllers and tape drives.
"Storage systems" include disk arrays, fabric-attached storage, IP storage, NAS, SAN, combination SAN/NAS appliances, thin provisioning, tape libraries/autoloaders, virtual tape libraries and external-attached storage.
"Archiving and content storage software" includes content-addressed storage, database archiving, e-mail archiving and hierarchical/tiered storage management.
"Backup and recovery software" includes continuous data protection, data de-duplication and compression, replication and virtual tape software.