Global Storage Virtualization Market 2015-2019

December 02, 2015
Market Forecast and growth of storage virtualization until 2019. This market is segmented according to technology and types. The market shares for APAC, Americas, and EMEA are also provided in this report. The leading vendors analyzed by this report include Citrix, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and VMware.

Market outlook of storage virtualization

The increase in implementation of virtualization solutions has led to a rapid development of server virtualization solutions. It increases the productivity of servers and the network as a whole. Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global storage virtualization market to grow at a CAGR of more than 24% from 2015 to 2019.

There need for centralization of all processes in the network and scaling of computing resources in the network to reduce workloads drives its adoption. The increase in IT spending by enterprises and the growing amount of storage data generated by cloud computing and IoT will emerge as some key factors propelling the demand for virtual storage until 2019.

Research scope of the global storage virtualization market

In this market research study, analysts have calculated the market size of global storage virtualization considering the following:

  • Revenue generated from the implementation of storage virtualization appliances and software.
  • The report discusses storage virtualization based on implementation technology as host-based, network-based, or system-based.
  • It also discusses the market segmented based on the type of virtualization namely, block-based and file-based.

Geographical segmentation of the global storage virtualization market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

The US has contributed the maximum towards the global storage virtualization market. Many large enterprises in the country including government agencies, cloud service providers (CSPs), and colocation and Web hosting service providers operate their data centers in this region.

Storage virtualization offers several benefits to these organizations through higher utilization of storage resources. It also helps in the consolidation of data center facilities through reduced power consumption and cost.

Leading vendors analyzed in this report


  • HP
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • VMware

The other prominent vendors of this market include DataCore Software, EMC², Hitachi Data Systems, and NetApp.

Key questions answered in the report

  • What are the key factors driving the global storage virtualization market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global storage virtualization market?
  • What are the various opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global storage virtualization market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares for EMEA, APAC, and Americas?
  • Key outcome of the five forces analysis on the global storage virtualization market?
  • Growth forecast of the global storage virtualization market until 2019?

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