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Server Storage Area Network (SAN) Market by Solution (Software and Hardware), Service (System Integration and Professional), Type (Hyperscale and Enterprise), End User (SMB and Large Business), and Region - Global Forecast to 2020

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Publishing Date: July 2015
Report Code: TC 3574

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The global server SAN market is expected to grow from $3,150.0 million in 2015 to $24,948.0 Million by 2020, at a CAGR of 51.3% during the forecast period. Developing markets such as China, Germany Mexico, and Brazil, among others are expected to show growth due to the increasing number of new data centers and demand for enhanced data storage management. Some of the established data center solution and service providers such as HP, EMC, Nutanix, EMC, and Citrix Systems are emerging in this market providing a broad portfolio of solutions and services and are challenging the new data center storage management solution and service providers. This report further analyzes the market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges to access the market potential and outlook for this industry.

The server SAN market technology is based on software-led storage which can easily be scalable according to the needs of an organization or in case the maximum storage capacity reached. It includes all necessary technologies that act as a single appliance and can scale from mid-size businesses to enterprises by serving their needs. The server SAN technology minimizes the additional upgradation costs of storage management, as it is based on low software cost with great choice and is independent of additional hardware storage. The use of server SAN technology improves performance by reducing the complexity of data storage. The server SAN appliances are spread throughout the locations in an enterprise corporate and the data is stored close to the area from where it is being accessed.

Prominent vendors in the server SAN space include VMware, HP, EMC, and IBM, while new entrants have emerged as key innovators in this space. The server SAN market research report analyzes market dynamics, future roadmaps, and global trends, and also provides competitive intelligence and forecasts for the next 5 years. The major companies have already invested in this market along with other small vendors specializing in the niche segment of the market.

Scope of the Report

This research report categorizes the global server SAN market into the following segments and sub-segments:

By Solution

  • Hardware
  • Software

By Service

  • System integration service
  • Professional service

By Type

  • Hyperscale
  • Enterprise

By End User

  • Small and Medium Business (SMB)
  • Large Business

By by Region

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, and the rest)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, Australia, and the rest)
  • Middle East and Africa (KSA, UAE, and the rest)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 13)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
           1.2.1 Markets Covered
           1.2.2 Years Considered in the Report
    1.3 Currency and Pricing
    1.4 Limitations
    1.5 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 17)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 28)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in Server SAN Market
    4.2 Market, By Solution and Service
    4.3 Server SAN Across Various Regions
    4.4 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Server SAN Market Overview (Page No. - 31)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Server SAN is A Highly Scalable Technology
                    5.3.1.2 Saves Upgradation Costs By Minimizing Data Center Infrastructure
                    5.3.1.3 Minimal Intervention With Network Traffic
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Low Awareness About New Era of Storage Technology
                    5.3.2.2 Deployment Issues Due to Complex Integration
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Need for Massive Data Management
                    5.3.3.2 Increasing Number of Data Centers
           5.3.4 Challenge
                    5.3.4.1 Technical Issues and Limitations

6 Server SAN Market Industry Trends (Page No. - 35)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Server SAN Architecture
    6.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.3.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.3.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.4 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.4.1 Innovations and Product Enhancements
           6.4.2 Acquisitions and Collaborations

7 Server SAN Market Analysis, By Solution (Page No. - 41)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Software
           7.2.1 Application
           7.2.2 Platform
    7.3 Hardware

8 Server SAN Market Analysis, By Service (Page No. - 48)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 System Integration Service
    8.3 Professional Service

9 Server SAN Market Analysis, By Type (Page No. - 52)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Hyperscale Server SAN
    9.3 Enterprise Server SAN

10 Server SAN Market Analysis, By End User (Page No. - 56)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Small and Medium Business
     10.3 Large Business

11 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 60)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 North America
     11.3 Europe
     11.4 Asia-Pacific
     11.5 Middle East and Africa
     11.6 Latin America

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 82)
     12.1 Overview
     12.2 Competitive Situation and Trends
             12.2.1 New Product Launches
             12.2.2 Partnerships, Collaborations, and Agreements
             12.2.3 Acquisitions

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 87)
(Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 EMC Corporation
     13.3 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
     13.4 Citrix Systems
     13.5 Nutanix
     13.6 Datacore
     13.7 Hitachi, Ltd.
     13.8 Scale Computing
     13.9 Simplivity
     13.10 Stormagic
     13.11 Nexenta

*Details on Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 111)
     14.1 Key Insights
     14.2 Discussion Guide
     14.3 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     14.4 Available Customizations
     14.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (80 Tables)

Table 1 Global Server SAN Market: Assumptions
Table 2 Market Size, By Solution, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 3 Server SAN Solution Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 4 Software: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 5 Software: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 6 North America: Server SAN Market Software Solution Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 7 Europe: Server SAN Software Solution Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 8 Asia-Pacific: Server SAN Software Solution Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 9 Middle East and Africa: Server SAN Software Solution Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 10 Latin America: Server SAN Software Solution Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 11 Hardware: Server SAN Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 12 Global Server SAN Service Market Size, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 13 Service: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 14 System Integration Service: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 15 Professional Service: Server SAN Service Market Size, By Region,  2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 16 Global Server SAN Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 17 North America: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 18 Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 19 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 20 Middle East and Africa: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 21 Latin America: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 22 Global Server SAN Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 23 North America: Market Size, By End User,  2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 24 Europe: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 25 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 26 Middle East and Africa: Server SAN Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 27 Latin America: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 28 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 29 U.S.: Server SAN Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 30 U.S.: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 31 U.S.: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 32 Rest of Na: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 33 Rest of Na: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 34 Rest of Na: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 35 Europe: Server SAN Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 36 U.K.: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 37 Germany: Market Size, By Solution and Service,  2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 38 Rest of Europe: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 39 U.K.: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 40 Germany: Server SAN Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 41 Rest of Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 42 U.K.: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 43 Germany: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 44 Rest of Europe: Market Size, By End User,  2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 45 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 46 Japan: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 47 China: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 48 Australia: Server SAN Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 49 Rest of APAC: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 50 Japan: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 51 China: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 52 Australia: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 53 Rest of APAC: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 54 Japan: Server SAN Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 55 China: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 56 Australia: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 57 Rest of APAC: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 58 Middle East and Africa: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 59 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 60 United Arab Emirates: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 61 Rest of MEA: Server SAN Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 62 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 63 United Arab Emirates: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 64 Rest of MEA: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 65 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 66 United Arab Emirates: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 67 Rest of MEA: Server SAN Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 68 Latin America: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 69 Brazil: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 70 Mexico: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 71 Rest of LA: Market Size, By Solution and Service, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 72 Brazil: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 73 Mexico: Server SAN Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 74 Rest of LA: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 75 Brazil: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 76 Mexico: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 77 Rest of LA: Market Size, By End User, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 78 New Product Launches, 2012–2015
Table 79 Partnership, Collaborations, and Agreement 2012–2015
Table 80 Acquisitions, 2012–2015


List of Figures (36 Figures)

Figure 1 Research Design
Figure 2 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation,And Region
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
Figure 6 The Evolution of Server SAN
Figure 7 The Enterprise Server SAN Market is Expected to Grow With the Highest Cagr During the Forecast Period, 2015–2020
Figure 8 The Server SAN Market is Expected to Grow With A High Cagr During the Forecasted Period of 2015-2020
Figure 9 Server SAN Service Market is Expected to Grow With A High Cagr During the Forecast Period of 2015 to 2020
Figure 10 APAC is Expected to Register the Highest Cagr Among All the Regions in the Market
Figure 11 Asia-Pacific Market to Enter the Maturity Phase By 2020
Figure 12 High Scalability is One of the Major Drivers of the  Market
Figure 13 Basic Working of Server SAN Market
Figure 14 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 15 Strategic Benchmarking: EMC, Nutanix, Datacore, and Citrix Systems Launched New Solutions in the Market
Figure 16 Strategic Benchmarking: Citrix Systems Acquired SANbolic for Server SAN Market
Figure 17 The Solutions Market for Server SAN is Dominated By Software During the Forecast Period of 2015–2020
Figure 18 Professional Service and System Integration Service Markets During the Forecast Period
Figure 19 Hyperscale Server is Expected to Hold the Major Portion in the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 20 SMB are Expected to Register the Highest Cagr During the Forecast Period
Figure 21 North America is Expected to Hold the Largest Market Share While Asia-Pacific is Expected to Grow With the Highest Cagr
Figure 22 North America is Projected to Dominate the Market
Figure 23 APAC to Show Huge Growth in the Server SAN Market
Figure 24 Companies Adopted New Product Launches as the Key Growth Strategy Over the Period of 2012–2015
Figure 25 New Product Launch is the Key Strategy Used By Major Market Players
Figure 26 Battle for Market Share: New Product Launch is the Key Strategy
Figure 27 Geographic Revenue Mix of Top Market Players
Figure 28 EMC Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 29 EMC: SWOT Analysis
Figure 30 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.: Company Snapshot
Figure 31 HP: SWOT Analysis
Figure 32 Citrix Systems: Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Citrix Systems: SWOT Analysis
Figure 34 Nutanix: SWOT Analysis
Figure 35 Datacore: SWOT Analysis
Figure 36 Hitachi, Ltd.: Company Snapshot

Server Storage Area Network (SAN) is a booming technology in the storage industry. The technology uses the concept of combined compute and shared storage that eliminates the requirement for separate storage array. The technology replaces the traditional form of storage by overcoming the problems of storage management and delivers the advantages of higher availability, better performance, and costs.

The global server SAN market has been classified based on the type of solutions into software, platform, and other hardware and by service into professional services and system integration services. The global market is expected to be $3,150.0 Million in 2015 and is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 51.3% during the forecast period of 2015–2020. The North American market is expected to hold the highest market share of $1,215.2 Million in 2015 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 49.6% during the forecast period, while APAC is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR of 56.2% during the forecast period among all other geographical regions.

The service market for server SAN market is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 53.2% in the next 5 years, owing to factors like high growth in the adoption of managed services and increasing requirements of various kinds of post- and pre-sales services. The system integration service segment is estimated to account for the larger share of the global service market for server SAN in 2015.

The server SAN market is further segmented on the basis of market by type as enterprise server SAN and hyperscale server SAN; by end user into small and midsize businesses and large businesses; and further by region. The market is promoted by both enterprise and service providers. Currently, the market is witnessing emergences of various individual solution and service providers giving healthy competition to other established solution and service providers.

A number of factors including increasing number of data centers and requirement for improved data storage management are driving the growth of the global market. The other factors driving the growth of the server SAN markets include reduction of additional data center infrastructure costs, highly scalable storage, and improved data access and storage management. The major players in this market that are contributing to the major share include HP, Citrix Systems, EMC, Nutanix, and DataCore, among others. On the basis of region, this market is classified into five regions, namely North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.

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