Better to Be a Buyer than a Seller of External Storage

Neat duelling stats in the booming external storage market (from IDC):

  • Year-over-year revenue growth: 6.7% (to $3.8-billion)
  • Year-over-year capacity growth: 58.6% (to 409 petabytes in Q1)

Comments

  1. Is there well known Moore’s law, Guilder’s law equivalent for disk space? My rule of thumb as always been 100 ever decade; or around +60% a year. Surprisingly close to the rates show in the posting. Guilder’s law is what? 300% a year – interesting times.

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