The surging growth and interest in "Big Data" is fueling growing
demand for storage services, highlighting yet another opportunity
for CHR Solutions' clients. Market research firm IDC just published
two in-depth studies based on research regarding "Big Data and
IDC predicts the amount of data generated, processed and stored
by most organizations will continue to grow aggressively for the
foreseeable future, fueling a 53% compound annual growth rate for
storage between 2011 and 2016.
"Storage will be one of the biggest areas of infrastructure
spending for Big Data and analytics environments over the forecast
period," Ashish Nadkarni, IDC research director, Storage Systems,
was quoted in a press release. "Revenue from storage consumed by
BD&A environments will increase from a mere $379.9 million in
2011 to nearly $6 billion in 2016."
Highlights of IDC's "Big Data Survey," which was
conducted in this year's first quarter, include:
- Performance was cited as the primary driver for selecting
storage architecture among 68.6% of respondents. Another 59.5%
indicated cost as a primary driver (multiple responses were
- Just under 31% of respondents said they had no deployment of
enterprise storage systems for data analytics infrastructure, but
plan to start deploying in the next six months.
- The type of converged infrastructure deployed for Big Data
infrastructure was split almost evenly between discrete converged
infrastructure (30.1%), Compustorage (29.4%), and Neither, we have
done the integration in-house (28.4%).
CHR Solutions has built the
infrastructure necessary to help our clients take
advantage of this important growth trend. Clients can now approach
potential customers with customized storage solutions to meet this
demand. Contact us for