View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Data
March 22, 2013

Global ECB disk storage market rises 1.9% during Q412: Gartner

The rise represents the 13th consecutive quarter of revenue growth.

By CBR Staff Writer

Global external (ECB) disk storage revenue increased 1.9% during the fourth quarter of 2012 (Q412) to $6bn, compared to revenuezs of $5.9bn generated during the corresponding quarter in 2011.

According to a report by Garnter EMC, Hitachi and NetApp passed revenues generated during Q4 2011. .

Gartner research vice president, Roger Cox, said the fourth quarter 2012 results represent the 13th consecutive quarter of revenue growth.

"However, the anemic year-over-year 1.9 percent growth is a reflection of the dour macroeconomics in North America and in Europe, as well as a slowing economy in the Asia/Pacific region," Cox said.

Dell, HP and IBM lost their market share during the quarter and their new product year-over-year revenue gains have been deficient.

During 2012, the global disk storage market rose 4.9% to $22.3bn compared to $21.2bn generated during 2011.

During the year EMC and Hitachi/HDS topped the disk storage market, while NetApp and Dell also achieved year-over-year revenue gains.

Content from our partners
Scan and deliver
GenAI cybersecurity: "A super-human analyst, with a brain the size of a planet."
Cloud, AI, and cyber security – highlights from DTX Manchester

Dell reported stronger sales during the first half of 2012, while NetApp strengthened its market share in the second half of 2012, the report said.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.