REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published report from Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, revealed flash capacity shipments drove growth for the Storage Systems market in 2Q16, growing almost 90 percent year-over-year (Y/Y). Vendors like Pure Systems and Nimble Storage benefitted from the growth.
"Both All Flash Arrays and Hybrid Flash Arrays drove flash capacity shipments of External Storage Systems. Vendors with high flash exposure benefitted. For example, Pure Systems product revenue grew 84 percent Y/Y and Nimble Storage product revenue grew 16 percent Y/Y," said Chris DePuy, Vice President at Dell'Oro Group. "Besides flash trends, exposure to China also contributed to growth in the Storage Systems market. Huawei's revenues in the External Systems market grew almost 60 percent Y/Y, well above the industry growth rate," added DePuy.