An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Storage As A Service Market
This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Storage As A Service market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Storage As A Service market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.
Storage as a Service Market Outlook & Key Findings
- Global Storage as a Service (STaaS) market expected to surge at a whopping CAGR of 16.4% between 2020 and 2030
- Demand for STaaS will see an explosion as a third of companies’ IT budget is for cloud services
- Storage as a Service to be the backbone of companies as cloud computing becomes mainstream with 90% business opting for better solutions
- Government and IT & telecom to remain leading segments with respective CAGR of 14% and 16.5% throughout at forecast period
- SME’s to invest in STaaS as going remote will bring in tremendous value in business operations in the long run
- Bring-Your-Own-Device to define a new era for business operations in post-pandemic world, fueling STaaS market
Indispensable Role of IT Across Verticals to Propel Storage as a Service Market
Technology disruptions such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, machine learning, and blockchain have made the learning curve sharper for businesses in recent years. Fast-paced speed of digitization across of government agencies and private sector has created a huge need for storage of information and data that is generated on daily basis.
Ease of data storage solutions are challenging the way enterprise operate and offer new consumer experiences. Industry leaders are integrating offerings with new storage solutions to ameliorate product offerings and services.
This has strengthened the case for Storage as a Service as businesses around the world find themselves in an increasingly complex network with rising tides of data. STaaS has become a critical component to streamlining operations, bringing in operational efficiency across verticals.
This has shed light on manifold benefits of STaaS as a response to the growing need for cost-effective, efficient, and resilient storage services to reduce the operational burden of storage and cost of traditional IT applications. By eliminating the actual, physical storage space, STaaS considerably optimizes the cost of final product or service and offers a more comprehensive system with an excellent backup plan in case of calamities that can cause irreversible damage.
Simplified method of digital asset management across complex operations of a business has been the underlying current of growing interest in STaaS by end users, especially SMEs.
BFSI Emerges as a Bullish Segment as Data Volumes Show Unprecedented Growth
The evolution of digital technologies in BFSI sector is creating potential opportunities for Storage as a Service applications. Digitalization via digital wallets, mobile banking, and chatbot support has created data explosion, which needs immediate sorting, storing, and managing to make the most of the technological developments.
Future Market Insights predicts that the BFSI segment is expected to create an incremental opportunity of around US$ 20 Bn for the Storage as a Service market during the forecast period. This whopping figure will be attributable to the entry of UPI, eWallets, and multiple fintech companies in the emerging economies.
The overnight demonetization in India, for instance, created a boom of data. This coaxed BFSI sector and associated service providing industries to secure state-of-art STaaS solutions for ensuring fast, reliable and scalable data infrastructure to offer its customers frictionless backend processes.
The demand to manage hyper-scale data to eliminate the costs of providing IT services or cloud services is expected to up the adoption of STaaS in the sector.
North America has a fairly mature market for STaaS as the region has been an early adopter of this technology across various verticals. However, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East and Africa will show a remarkable scope for deployment of STaaS as growing amount of data, increasing regulations regarding the data retention, and increasing focus on business continuity and disaster recovery will prompt migration to cloud storage.
Storage as a Service is one of the fastest growing cloud application as business operations are shifting to remote work ethic. This consistency of demand has welcomed sizeable capital funding in this market across most regions.
In past few years, various enterprises are turning to STaaS solutions to fulfill the need for flexibility and scalability in data centric world, pushing companies to improve their services.
Future Market Insights predicts that the consistent demand for IT and cloud infrastructure solutions among the enterprises will boost the Storage as a Service market to grow 4.6x its current market value during the forecast period.
Small & Medium Enterprises to Offer Big Opportunities to STaaS Market
The adoption of Storage as a Service solution is on a steady rise among small and medium sized enterprises as most of these companies lack the budget to implement and maintain their own storage infrastructure. Moreover, businesses are using Storage as a Service solution to mitigate risks involved in disaster recovery and to enhance business continuity and availability.
According to the Future Market Insights, SME enterprises segment is set to increase around 5x and expected witness a growth rate of around 17% during the forecast period between 2020 and 2030.
Storage as a Service Market Tests Positive for Growth with COVID-19
The first half of 2020 has represented a mass experiment in remote working, truly testing the potential of cloud computing amidst a pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak is expected to bring the greater investments in technology-based infrastructure, which is projected to create potential growth opportunities for Storage as a Service market in coming months.
Unparalleled growth in cloud computing applications are expected to witness a rise in demand for data storage and management that is generated via electronic communication and other business collaboration tools. Employers are expected to invest in excellent storage, which is integral to every virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to keep up the productivity.
In the light of these factors, the Storage as a Service market is expected to witness a spike in growth in the coming 2-3 years. From 2014-2019, the Storage as a Service market registered a CAGR of around 15% and analysts project that the market will exhibit a CAGR of 17% between 2021 and 2022.
The need for cost-effective and resilient storage solutions to overcome the challenges of traditional scale-up storage appliances is expected to drive the growth of STaaS market in the post COVID-19 world as well.
Storage as a Service Market: Regional Analysis
The rapid economic growth and increasing investments for digitalizing IT infrastructure in the countries of South Asia & Pacific is playing an important role in development of STaaS market in South Asia and Pacific. Adoption of digital payments, even in rural areas and cloud computing in the IT services, which forms the strengthens the backbone of Indian economy have fuelling this regional market.
The surge in e-commerce in this region is also accountable for investors looking at expanding their operations in this part of the world. With next-gen Internet technologies paving the way with zero downtime, low latency, and seamless connectivity, cloud computing will emerge as a strong business opportunity, promoting growth of STaaS.
As of 2019, North America and Europe held a leading share in the global STaaS market, amounting to 3/5th of the total global value. The strong growth in cloud computing applications and rising demand for cloud-based business continuity tools in countries such as the U.S., the U.K., Germany, and France are expected to support this trend in the coming years as well.
Storage as a Service: Storage as a Service Solution Providers
Continuous focus on collaborative partnerships to develop and innovate digital capabilities and to leverage new business models has become a key strategy of Storage as a Service solution providers. Moreover, the rising scope of applications related to Storage as a Service and a competitive market have resulted in solution differentiation and expansion strategy by the vendors to gain a competitive edge and strengthen their market presence specifically to the desired industry market. For this, product innovation and development activities has been a mainstay in the Storage as a Service market.
Key Players in the Storage as a Service Market are:
- Hitachi Vantara
- Zadara Storage
- Quantum Corporation
- IBM Corporation
- Dell Technologies
- Rackspace Inc.
*The list is not exhaustive, and only for representational purposes. Full competitive analysis available in the report
STaaS Solutions to Ease Heavy Workload for Cloud Solutions in the Future
Cloud computing has been around for approximately two decades but its potential is being tested as remote working has become unavoidable for the global economy. Furthermore, huge wave of digitalization and transformation from legacy systems to newer technologies as led to large-scale adoption of storing digital data.
As these trends continue to define the future of business, education, finance, and healthcare operations, STaaS solutions will see an astounding demand. Its sheer cost benefits and ease in maintaining documentation and transactions is expected to make it a part of every business in the near future. STaaS is projected to create a disruption by breaking down IT expenditures, simplifying storage management, and reducing capital expenditures.
Storage as a Service Market: Global Industry Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
A recent market report published by Future Market Insights on the Storage as a Service market includes global industry analysis for 2015-2020 and opportunity assessment for 2020-2030, and delivers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting thorough research on the historical and current growth parameters, growth prospects of this market are obtained with maximum precision.
Storage as a Service Market: Segmentation
The global Storage as a Service market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market, and present a complete market intelligence approach to readers.
Chapter 01 – Executive Summary
The report begins with the executive summary of the Storage as a Service market, which includes a summary of key findings and statistics of the market. It also includes demand- and supply-side trends pertaining to this market.
Chapter 02 – Market Overview
Readers can find the definition and a detailed taxonomy of the Storage as a Service market in this chapter, which will help them to understand basic information about the market. Along with this, comprehensive information pertaining to storage area network and its properties are provided in this section. This section also highlights the Storage as a Service market report.
Chapter 03 – Key Market Trends
The Storage as a Service market report provides key market trends that are expected to significantly impact market growth during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are also provided in this section.
Chapter 04 – Pricing Analysis
This chapter provides the pricing analysis of service models in the storage as a service market.
Chapter 05 – COVID-19 Impact on Storage as a Service Market
This chapter provides the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global oil & gas industry, pre and post COVID-19 impact analysis, recovery scenario, and key action points for Storage as a Service solution providers.
Chapter 06 – Market Structure Analysis
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the prominent stakeholders in the Storage as a Service market, along with market share analysis and market concentration.
Chapter 07 – Global Storage as a Service Market Demand (in Value in US$ Mn) Analysis 2015-2019 and Forecast, 2020-2030
This chapter provides the value of the Storage as a Service market along with the Y-o-Y trends and absolute $ opportunity
Chapter 08 – Market Background
This chapter explains the key macroeconomic factors that are expected to influence growth of the Storage as a Service market during the forecast period. Along with macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the Enterprise Size, forecast factors, and value chain analysis of the Storage as a Service market. In-depth information about market dynamics and their impact analysis on the market have been provided in the successive section.
Chapter 09 – Global Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030 by Service Type
Based on Service Type, the storage as a service market is segmented into Cloud NAS, Cloud SAN, Cloud Backup, and Cloud Archiving In this chapter, readers can find information about developments and key trends in the Storage as a Service market.
Chapter 10 – Global Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030, by Enterprise Size
Based on Enterprise Size, the Storage as a Service market is segmented small & medium Enterprises and Large Enterprises. In this chapter, readers can find information about developments and key trends in the Storage as a Service market.
Chapter 11 – Global Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030, by Industry
Based on Industry, the Storage as a Service market is segmented into BFSI, Media & Entertainment, Government, Healthcare, IT & Telecom, Manufacturing, Education, and others. In this chapter, readers can find information about developments and key trends in the Storage as a Service market.
Chapter 12 – Global Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030, by Region
This chapter explains how the Storage as a Service market is anticipated to grow across various geographic regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa.
Chapter 13 – North America Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
This chapter includes a detailed analysis on the growth of the North America Storage as a Service market, along with a country-wise assessment including the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find regional trends and market growth based on Service Type, Enterprise Size, Industry, and countries in North America.
Chapter 14 – Latin America Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
This chapter provides the growth scenario of the Storage as a Service market in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Mexico, and the Rest of Latin America. Along with this, assessment of the market across target segments has been provided.
Chapter 15 – Europe Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
Important growth prospects of the Storage as a Service market in several countries such as Germany, the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, BENELUX, Russia and the Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.
Chapter 16 – South Asia & Pacific Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
This chapter highlights the growth prospects of the Storage as a Service market in South Asia Pacific by focusing on India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, and Rest of South Asia Pacific. This section also helps readers understand key factors that are responsible for the growth of the Storage as a Service market in Asia Pacific Excluding Japan.
Chapter 17 – East Asia Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
This chapter provides the growth scenario of the Storage as a Service market in East Asia countries such as China, Japan, and South Korea.
Chapter 18 – Middle East and Africa Storage as a Service Market Analysis 2015-2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020-2030
This chapter provides information about how the Storage as a Service market is anticipated to grow in major countries in the Middle East & Africa region, such as GCC Countries, Turkey, Northern Africa, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East and Africa during the forecast period.
Chapter 19 – Key Countries Analysis
This chapter provides information about how the Storage as a Service market is anticipated to grow in major countries of all the regions.
Chapter 20 – Competition Analysis
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the prominent stakeholders in the Storage as a Service market, along with detailed information about each company, which include the company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent developments. Some of the key market players featured in the report are Hitachi Vantara, Zadara Storage, Cloudian, Quantum Corporation, AWS, IBM Corporation, Microsoft, HPE, Google, AT&T, and Dell Technologies.
Chapter 21 – Assumptions and Acronyms
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the Storage as a Service market report.
Chapter 22 – Research Methodology
This chapter helps readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions, as well as important qualitative and quantitative information, about the Storage as a Service market.
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