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Global SMB Network-attached Storage Market 2011-2015
Infiniti Research Limited, July 2012, Pages: 34
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global SMB Network-attached Storage (NAS) market to grow at a CAGR of 51.1 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the introduction of specialized network attached storage servers. The Global SMB NAS market has also been witnessing evolution of scale-out NAS devices. However, increased clogging of enterprise networks could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
TechNavio's report, the Global SMB Network-attached Storage Market 2011-2015, has been prepared based on an in-depth analysis of the market with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global SMB NAS market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Key vendors dominating this market space include Buffalo Technology Inc., Netgear Inc., QNAP Systems Inc., and Synology Inc. The other vendors mentioned in the report are EMC Corp., Thecus Technology Corp., NetApp Inc., IBM Corp., HP Co., and Hitachi Ltd.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2015 and at what rate will it grow?
What key trends is this market subject to?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the opportunities and threats faced by each of these key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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TechNavio today launched its report Global SMB Network-attached Storage Market 2011-2015 based on an in-depth study covering the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions. The report aims to aid decision makers’ understanding of the present and future landscape of the market.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s Networking team said; “With the increasing need for higher storage and the increasing amount of digital content in the enterprises, there is a need for better ways to store the complex data in the enterprises. Enterprises are implementing object-based storage, which uses the concept of block storage and a pointer table for storing the location of the data. This increases the efficiency of the storage and removes the redundancy of digital data in the enterprises. Furthermore, with the interoperability of operating systems, a common storage mechanism had to be implemented, and this methodology was found to be very efficient among all the other mechanisms.”
According to the report, with the rapid technological developments in Network-attached storage (NAS) devices, an increasing number of features are being incorporated in the servers. The evolution of NAS servers is leading to high-performance servers being implemented across enterprises. The servers that have NAS devices attached to them are capable of addressing large numbers of client requests in a single instance. The service capability of the servers increases considerably and a reduction in the latency period is observed. The responses are received more quickly and high-performance computing is supported across the network. The response time is faster because these storage devices are connected to the local area network (LAN), but they have a slower response time than the local disk storage.
Further, the report discusses that the Global Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB) NAS market is facing the major challenge of clogged networks, which is affecting the end-users of the networks.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key players.
01. Executive Summary
03. Market Coverage
04. Market Landscape
04.1 Market Size and Forecast
SMB NAS Market Contribution in Global NAS Market
04.2 Five Forces Analysis
05. Geographical Segmentation
06. Vendor Landscape
07. Buying Criteria
08. Market Growth Drivers
09. Drivers and their Impact
10. Market Challenges
11. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
12. Market Trends
13. Key Vendor Analysis
13.1 Netgear Inc.
13.2 QNAP Systems Inc.
13.3 Synology Inc.
13.4 Buffalo Technology Inc.
14. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits:
Exhibit 1: Global SMB Network-attached Storage Market 2011-2015 (US$ million)
Exhibit 2: SMB Network-attached Storage Market Contribution in Global Network-attached Storage Market 2011-2015
Exhibit 3: Global SMB Network-attached Storage Market by Geographical Segmentation 2011
Exhibit 4: Global SMB Network-attached Storage Market by Vendor Segmentation 2011
Buffalo Technology, Netgear, QNAP Systems, Synology