Major enterprise storage vendors have been releasing their financial results from last quarter. Analyst firms and industry insiders have been weighing in and making sense of what the numbers are telling us about the market. International Data Corporation reported that the Worldwide Enterprise External OEM Storage Systems Market Revenue increased by 1.3% during the third quarter of 2019 earlier this month. Read more here.
The most recent financial quarterly sales of the biggest players in storage prove the recent difficulties in the global market:
Dell: -.9% Y/Y
HPE: -4.6% Y/Y
IBM: 1.8% Y/Y
NetApp: -19.4% Y/Y
Hitachi: -.4% Y/Y
Pure Storage: +15.4% Y/Y
Interesting to read the Pure Storage news as they are an All Flash Array (AFA) player. The total AFA market generated $2.58 billion in revenue during the quarter, up 11.7% Y/Y.