Storage Solution Trends

Goals

To find US market trends for storage solutions for Small and Mid-sized businesses.

Early Findings

  • Some of the top data center trends, for businesses small and large, include competitive rental rates, increase in acquisitions, growth of cloud-associated markets, increase in the rate of development of hyperscale data centers, increase in co-location data centers, and hybrid data centers.
  • Artificial Intelligence as a Service will be seen rising in importance/popularity in 2020.
  • The importance of data analytics cannot be undermined by any business, including small and medium-sized businesses. Small businesses can employ Analytics as a Service to cater to their data analytics needs.
  • Small businesses are making the move to cloud storage as opposed to equipment racks earlier.
  • In 2020, 93% of all data will be dark data. Companies are now looking to use this data, which has been neglected since long.
  • ERP solutions are projected to gain importance, even among small and mid-sized businesses.

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