Xyratex Continues as World’s Largest OEM Storage System Supplier

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Today Xyratex announced that it ranks as the world’s #1 provider of OEM disk storage systems for the fifth consecutive year, according to a new report from IDC. The recently published report, entitled “Worldwide Disk Storage Systems 2012 Vendor Shares,” notes that Xyratex holds a 50.1 percent share of the OEM disk storage systems market, over 20 percent more than the second-ranked company on the list.

Xyratex has now topped our rankings of storage system OEM suppliers for five consecutive years, which is a testament to their product family, partner community and ability to execute,” said Amita Potnis, senior research analyst of storage systems at IDC. “We’ve seen that end users are increasingly driving more efficiency from their storage infrastructures while striving to minimize cost and maximize value. This creates opportunities for suppliers like Xyratex who deliver back-end solutions that help OEMs provide superior capabilities and benefits.”

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