Cloud Storage Comes of Age

Cloud Storage Comes of Age

Issue Summary

While estimates vary, nearly every market researcher concludes that the cloud storage market is growing rapidly. The North American cloud storage market, which totaled $3.4 billion in 2012, is expected to increase to $21.8 billion by 2018, according to MarketsandMarkets. For perspective, $21 billion is roughly the amount ABC News says Americans spend each year on shape-up books, diet drugs and weight-loss surgeries. It’s a huge number. In this Pulse Digital Issue, Channel Partners examines the market opportunity for selling cloud storage, the technologies propelling it and the applications and use cases for it.

Table of Contents

  • Sizing the Market
  • Technologies Driving Adoption
  • Use Cases for Storage Computing
  • A Market Primed for Take-Off

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Learn why more companies are considering a change to their data backup strategy.
  • Understand how flash technology, storage virtualization and big data analysis are improving the case for cloud storage.
  • Discover how cloud storage can be used for more than archiving large data sets that never change.