SRM will stop shrinkage in storage software--Gartner. (Storage News Review).Last year was bad but this year will not be quite so painful for the storage management software industry, according to according to
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The researcher has issued a report in which it forecasts that growth will return to the sector--just. Worldwide revenues will rise by 3% to reach $4.8bn in 2003, Gartner forecasts.
The biggest driver will be the SRM (1) (Storage Resource Management) The management of the storage resources in an organization in order to avoid duplication of files and to determine space utilization across all servers. market, where the researcher expects growth of 11%. SRM has been the strongest area of storage management software for a little while, and has already become a very crowded and competitive market.
Last year overall storage management software revenue shrank shrank
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shrank shrink by 6%, according to Gartner. Only two categories of storage software grew. These were SRM, up by 27% during 2002 to reach 6% of total market, and device management, up by 16% to reach 13.5% of total. SRM and device management are beginning to merge into one as vendors incorporate features from SRM into DM tools, and vice versa VICE VERSA. On the contrary; on opposite sides. . The growth in sales of the two categories of software reflects the move by customers from direct-attached storage Direct-attached storage (DAS) refers to a digital storage system directly attached to a server or workstation, without a storage network in between. It is a retronym, mainly used to differentiate non-networked storage from SAN and NAS. towards SAN storage.