Market analysts confirm NetApp’s growth in disk storage market share for EMEA
The Netherlands, October 7,
2009 - NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP) announced today its latest
EMEA position in the open systems networked storage
market1. According to IDC's "EMEA Quarterly Disk Storage
Systems Tracker, Q2 2009"2, NetApp has a revenue market
share of 14.8% in Q2 2009 compared to 11.1% in Q1 2009. From Q1
2009 to Q2 2009, NetApp grew at 38.1% - over ten times the market
growth rate. In Q2 2009 NetApp ranks third among the leading
storage players tracked by IDC in EMEA and is further closing the
gap to number 1.
The results announced today confirm NetApp's
growth in the EMEA storage market. Compared to its 2008 share in
the open systems storage market, NetApp has gained over 1 point of
share in the first half of 2009. With regard to a break-down by
country in Q2 2009, NetApp ranks number 1 in Germany with 23.4%,
number 2 in France and the UK with 12.8% and. 18.3% revenue market
share, respectively. NetApp was able to improve its 2Q2009 open
systems networked storage market share within 23 of the 35 EMEA
countries/regions IDC tracks and held market share within 3.
"The latest IDC figures for disk storage
systems clearly demonstrate NetApp's growing leadership position.
They reflect both the commitment of our sales and marketing force
in EMEA and the strength of our product portfolio dedicated to
storage efficiency which helps customers do more with less," said
Andreas König, Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA
at NetApp. "We are regarded as a company on the move. These results
are a clear signal to the EMEA market place and underline our goal
to become the number 1 storage vendor in EMEA by 2012."
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1Combination of the NAS, FC
SAN, and iSCSI storage markets.
2IDC EMEA Quarterly Disk
Storage Systems Tracker, Q2 2009 Results, September 2009.