Digital Data Storage Outlook 2018, the company’s third annual data storage industry report provides insights into the trends, technology and pricing shaping the data storage industry today and into the future.
Spectra estimates a high growth rate for solid-state storage through 2020, followed by steady growth at a lower percentage from 2021-2026;
By 2020, the disk industry will be serving a singular market, predominately for large IT shops and cloud providers;
Tape technology has the greatest potential for capacity improvement of all current technologies, with a robust growth path over the next several years;
Complex workﬂows and cloud options are prompting IT administrators to consider new strategies regarding ‘what’ data should be stored ‘where’ for best practices in data storage and disaster recovery.