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Japan Low-End Disk Storage Systems Vendor Analysis 2012

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This IDC study (a translation of the Japanese document) analyzes the performance of the low-end disk storage systems and discusses its future business opportunities in the Japan external disk storage systems market, as well as presents the suppliers' competitive analysis in the market. In addition, this study analyzes the external low-end disk storage systems based on revenue, capacity, and unit shipment, and presents its performance from 2007 to 2011 according to price band. This study also looks at the business performance of suppliers in the low-end market from installation environment (2009-2011), captive/non-captive markets (2010-2011), and sales channels (2010-2011) perspectives.

"The Japan external low-end disk storage systems market is a high growth market. In order to secure growth opportunities in the low-end market, it will be vital for disk storage system suppliers to review all aspects, including product strategy, sales strategy, establishing channel partners and understanding user needs, and to reestablish an "ecosystem" that will make low-end business functions effectively," says Masaaki Moriyama, group director, IDC Japan.

Table of Contents


IDC Opinion


In This Study


  • Methodology

    • Survey Method

    • Survey Period

    • Class Definitions

    • Time Frame

    • Forecast Data

    • Numerical Values

  • Executive Summary

Situation Overview

  • Low-End Product Positions in Japan External Disk Storage Systems Market

    • Revenue, Shipment Capacity, and Unit Shipment Performance by Segment and Class

      • Average System Price, Average System Capacity, and Average Gigabyte Unit Price by Segment and Class

    • Revenue Forecast by Segment and Class

  • Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Market in 2011

    • Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Market Accelerators

    • Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Market Trends by Price Band and Installation Environment

      • Price Band Trends

      • "Less Than 2 Million Yen" Trends by Installation Environment

      • "2-5 Million Yen" Trends by Installation Environment

      • Revenue Forecast by Installation Environment

    Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Market Trends by Sales Type

    • Captive and Non-Captive Market Trends

    • Market Trends by Sales Channel

      • Changes in Channel Partners

    Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Market Vendor Competitive Analysis

    • Distinguishing Features of Suppliers with Improved Share in 2011

      • Fujitsu

      • IBM

      • EMC

    • Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Market Focal Point in 2012

Future Outlook

Essential Guidance


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  • Related Research

  • Synopsis

Table: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Revenue by Segment and Class, 2007-2011

Table: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Capacity by Segment and Class, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Unit Shipment by Segment and Class, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Average System Price, Average System Capacity, and Average Price per GB by Segment and Class, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Revenue Forecast by Segment and Class, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Revenue by Price Band, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Capacity by Price Band, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Unit Shipment by Price Band, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Average System Price, Average System Capacity, and Average Price per Gigabyte by Price Band, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Revenue by Price Band and Installation Environment, 2007-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Revenue Forecast by Installation Environment, 2011-2016


Table: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Revenue by Captive and Non-Captive, 2010-2011


Table: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Market Revenue Performance by Sales Channel, 2010-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Revenue by Supplier, 2009-2011


Table: Low-End Products Revenue Share in Japan External Disk Storage Systems by Supplier, 2009-2011 (%)


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems and Open Networked Storage Market Revenue by Supplier, 2009-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems and FC-SAN Market Revenue by Supplier, 2009-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems and iSCSI Revenue by Supplier, 2009-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems and NAS Revenue by Supplier, 2009-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems and DAS Revenue by Supplier, 2009-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Direct Sales Revenue by Supplier, 2010-2011


Table: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Indirect Sales Revenue by Supplier, 2010-2011


Figure: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Market Revenue Performance by Segment and Class, 2007-2011


Figure: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Revenue Share Forecast by Segment and Class, 2011-2016


Figure: Japan External Low-End Disk Storage Systems Revenue Performance by Price Band, 2007-2011


Figure: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Revenue Share by Segment/Class and by Captive/Non-Captive, 2011


Figure: Japan External Disk Storage Systems Market Revenue Share by Segment/Class and by Sales Channel, 2011


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