As FLASH costs continue to plummet, the single biggest historical reason organizations have given for not deploying flash – COST– becomes less and less of an issue. Storage efficiency technologies IDC considers critical for mixed workload consolidation – inline deduplication and compression, thin provisioning, space-efficient snapshots and clones, and delta differential-based replication – have helped to further eradicate any cost concerns about general purpose flash deployments
When it comes to enterprise storage technology refresh, if customers are not looking at all-flash for primary workloads, they should be.
MARKET SHARE BY REVENUE OF TOP 3 VENDORS IN Q216
Rank Revenue Mkt Share
1 EMC $422.9M 40.0%
2 NetApp $169.0M 16.0%
3 HPE $146.4M 13.8%