ESG Research Report: 2015 Data Storage Market Trends
ESG Research Report
ESG conducted an in-depth survey of 373 IT and data storage professionals concerning their organizations’ current data storage environments including current storage resources, challenges, purchase criteria, and forward-looking data storage plans. Survey participants represented midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America (United States and Canada).
Report Info
Table of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Report Conclusions
  • Introduction
    • Research Objectives
  • Research Findings
    • General Storage Environment
      • Capacity and Infrastructure
      • Challenges and Initiatives Shaping Storage Decisions
      • Storage Requirements and Buying Criteria
    • Solid-state Storage Usage Trends
      • Solid-state Storage Adoption Maintains Torrid Growth Rate
      • Solid-state Storage Implementation Types
      • Current Users: Benefits Realized and Challenges Encountered
      • Threats to the Storage Status Quo
      • Next-generation Storage Architectures
      • The Impact of SaaS and Converged Infrastructure
  • Conclusion
  • Research Methodology
  • Respondent Demographics
    • Respondents by Primary Area of Technology Responsibility
    • Respondents by Number of Employees
    • Respondents by Age of Organization
    • Respondents by Industry
    • Respondents by Annual Revenue
    • Respondents by Number of Production Servers
    • Respondents by Total Disk-based Storage System Capacity
    • Respondents by Annual Data Storage Capacity Growth Rate
    • Respondents by Role of Data Storage Technology in IT and Business Operations