Global Enterprise NAS Market 2012-2016
- ID: 2628116
- August 2013
- Region: Global
- 58 pages
The analysts forecast the Global Enterprise Network Attached Storage (NAS) market to grow at a CAGR of 22.85 percent CAGR percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the improved cost-efficiency caused by the adoption of NAS solutions. The Global Enterprise NAS market has also been witnessing increased adoption of NAS solutions from small and medium-sized enterprises. However, availability and reliability issues could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
The report, the Global Enterprise NAS Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Global Enterprise 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.
The key vendors dominating this space include EMC Corp., HP Co., IBM Corp., and NetApp Inc.
The other vendors mentioned in this report are BlueArc Corp., Dell Inc., Fujitsu Ltd., Hitachi Ltd., Oracle Corp., Panasas Inc., SolarWinds Inc., and Symantec Corp.
Key questions answered in this report:
- What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?
- What are key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
04. Market Research Methodology
Market Research Process
05. Scope of the Report
06. NAS Architecture
06.1 Scale-UP NAS
06.2 Scale-out NAS
06.3 Usage of Scale-up and Scale-out NAS
07. Market Landscape
07.1 Archive Capacity
07.2 Enterprise Internet Usage
07.3 Enterprise NAS Market Size and Forecast
07.4 NAS in Large Enterprises
Market Size and Forecast
07.5 NAS in SME
Market Size and Forecast
07.6 Five Forces Analysis
08. Geographical Segmentation
09. Key Leading Countries
10. Vendor Landscape
11. Buying Criteria
12. Market Growth Drivers
13. Drivers and their Impact
14. Market Challenges
15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
16. Market Trends
17. Key Vendor Analysis
17.1 EMC Corp.
17.3 IBM Corp.
17.4 HP Co.
18. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Types of NAS Architecture
Exhibit 3: Scale-up NAS Architecture
Exhibit 4: Scale-out NAS Architecture
Exhibit 5: Workloads, Performance Requirement and NAS Requirement
Exhibit 6: End-users and NAS Expansion
Exhibit 7: Workload and NAS Expansion
Exhibit 8: Global Archive Capacity by Content Type (petabytes)
Exhibit 9: Global Internet Usage in Enterprises (petabytes per month)
Exhibit 10: Global Enterprise NAS Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 11: Global Large Enterprise NAS Segment 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 12: Global SME NAS Segment 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 13: Global NAS Market by Segment 2012-2016 (percentage)
Exhibit 14: Global Enterprise NAS Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 15: Global Enterprise NAS Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 16: End-users and NAS Solutions by Vendors
Exhibit 17: Business Segmentation of EMC Corp.
Exhibit 18: Business Segmentation of IBM Corp.
Exhibit 19: Business Segmentation of Hewlett-Packard Co.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: “The main trend witnessed by the Global Enterprise NAS market is the increased adoption of NAS devices/solutions from SMEs. There is an increasing demand for low-end NAS solutions and for backup and file sharing services without incurring additional overhead costs. NAS products are inexpensive, very powerful, and have lower installation and maintenance costs, and thus help end-users meet these and other data storage requirements. Enterprises in developing countries are also interested in adopting these solutions. The increased adoption of NAS solutions by SMEs is expected to increase in the coming years, which will add to the growth of the Global Enterprise NAS market.”
According to the report, the main factor which is driving Global Enterprise NAS market is the improved cost-efficiency of NAS solutions. Profitability is vital for any business in any sector, and companies need to make cost reductions to achieve this profitability. This can be achieved by using NAS servers/solutions. A NAS server can be accessed through the TCP/IP linkage in graphical user interface mode. It also requires lesser number of IT professionals for its management and configuration.
Further, the report states that one major challenge faced by the market is the reliability of NAS solutions. Using a NAS solution to store/access sensitive data could be an issue as it is not a highly available and reliable solution. Some high-end NAS systems provide mirroring and replication options required for critical systems, but NAS is intended for file sharing and not large data block sharing.
The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The other vendors in the market are BlueArc Corp., Dell Inc., Fujitsu Ltd. , Hitachi Ltd., Oracle Corp., Panasas Inc., SolarWinds Inc., and Symantec Corp.
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 vendors.