Tag Archives: IDC

Toshiba Is 2016’s Fastest Growing SSD and HDD Vendor

Toshiba is announcing that they were the fastest-growing hard disk drive (HDD) and solid-state drive (SSD) vendor of 2016.  According to two recent reports from industry analysts IDC, titled “Worldwide Solid State Storage Quarterly Update, CY 4Q16” and “Worldwide 4Q16 HDD Shipment Results and Four-Quarter Forecast Update“, Toshiba was fastest growing vendor in the global $25 billion HDD segment, as …

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SanDisk Announces InfiniFlash All-Flash Storage System – An Entirely New Storage Category

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage solutions, is announcing InfiniFlash, their next-generation storage platform and an all-new storage category that IDC has dubbed as “Big Data Flash”. Built on open source software, InfiniFlash provides huge capacity, extreme performance levels, and outstanding reliability to hyperscale and big data workloads, yet at the same time significantly reducing data center costs …

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Enterprise Flash-Based Storage Adoption Is On The Rise

Historically, Flash-based storage has been considered to be a rather expensive niche technology that is targeted at a rather narrow range of workloads, as opposed to anything resembling mainstream technology.  According to an International Data Corporation (IDC) analysis, the tide is definitely beginning to turn to much broader adoption of Flash-based storage for data center usage.  The momentum for this …

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SSD Sales At $1.3 Billion – Revenue Up 91% For Q3 ’11 Alone

According to the technology market research firm IDC, SSD shipments saw a huge jump of nearly 67% in the 3rd quarter of 2011 as compared to the same period in 2010. Revenue on those sales was up 91.6% to nearly $1.29 billion over that same period. This is coming on top of an already record year for the worldwide SSD market, when …

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