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Coldago Research unveils its
Map 2020 for File Storage

31 vendors scrutinized and studied revealing 7 leaders
Dell, DDN, IBM, NetApp, Pure Storage, Qumulo and VAST Data

San Francisco, Calif. - October 28, 2020 - Coldago Research, an independent market research and analysis firm, releases today the 2020 edition of its Map for File Storage.

This report studied the market and players since the previous edition, twelve months ago, with thirty one players, with a few changes since the 2019 edition.


The Map couples enterprise and/or the HPC file storage vendors with the idea to compare companies and not products and organize in 4 categories: Leaders, Challengers, Specialists and Niches. 


The 31 players are Atos, CTera Networks, DDN, Dell Technologies, Fujitsu, Hammerspace, Hitachi Vantara, HPE, Huawei, IBM, Inspur, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nasuni, NEC, NetApp, Oracle, Panasas, Panzura, Pure Storage, Oracle, Quantum, Qumulo, Quobyte, SoftIron, StorageCraft, SUSE, ThinkParQ, VAST Data, Veritas Technologies and WekaIO. 


“We studied 31 players in multiple dimensions and built different lists.” said Philippe Nicolas, Analyst at Coldago Research. ”We elect 7 leaders: Dell, DDN, IBM, NetApp, Pure Storage, Qumulo and VAST Data and detect 4 BlitzScalers: Pure Storage, Qumulo, VAST Data and WekaIO with very interesting trajectories.”

In addition, the report also establishes a list of vendors to watch with Cohesity, Hammerspace, Nasuni, Pure Storage, Quantum, Qumulo, Quobyte, VAST Data and WekaIO.

More details are available on the specific report page here.


The 36 pages report is available to purchase at $4,490.


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

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