Map 2021 for File Storage

November 2021

The Coldago Research Map 2021 for File Storage is released. It lists and ranks 26 vendors playing in the file storage market space covering Enterprise and HPC file storage, NAS and file server software and hardware.


Companies listed by alpha order are: Arcserve, Cohesity, CTera Networks, DDN, Dell Technologies, Fujitsu, Hammerspace, Hitachi Vantara, HPE, Huawei, IBMMicrosoft, Nasuni, NEC, NetApp, Oracle, Panasas, Panzura, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qumulo, QuobyteThinkParQ, VAST Data, Veritas Technologies and WekaIO.


The Map unveils 7 leaders: DDN, Dell, IBM, NetApp, Pure Storage, Qumulo and VAST Data.


We also detect 4 BlitzScalers(1) among these 26 vendors: Pure Storage, Qumulo, VAST Data and WekaIO.


Here is the table of contents:

  • Executive Summary

  • Introduction

  • Market and Products Trends

  • Products and Technology Definitions

  • List of Vendors and Products

  • The Coldago Index

  • The Coldago Map

  • Vendors Details

  • Future Directions

  • Criteria and Methodologies

  • Vendors to watch, added and dropped

  • Map Definition

  • Conclusion


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Published November 24th, 2021
Document #CR-2021-051-67
Lead Analyst Philippe Nicolas

(1) BlitzScaler refers to the book of Reid Hoffman, founder and former CEO of LinkedIn, titled “Blitzscaling”