Hot off the press:
IDC's Q3 "Worldwide External Disk Storage Systems Factory Revenue" numbers.
"Despite the revenue contraction in the third quarter, we see strong demand for offerings targeted at heavily virtualized environments, such as integrated infrastructure," said Eric Sheppard, research director, IDC storage. "However, this demand has been offset by several factors: reduced spending from the U.S. government, increased use of storage efficiency technologies, increased investment in public cloud capacity, and general price pressures associated with increased competitive environments."
See the detailed report here!