Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa External Storage Market Records First Decline in Six Years in 2015

PRAGUE, May 20, 2016  –  Although one of the fastest developing regional markets until 2015, the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMA) external storage market declined by 10% year on year in 2015. Total shipment value dropped below $2 billion, while total market capacity grew by 27%, according to results published by International Data Corporation (IDC) in its Enterprise Storage Systems Quarterly Tracker for Q4 2015. It should be noted, however, that in local currency (euro), the market grew 7% in value over 2014. (TZ)


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