Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Reseller channel business development, Software as a service (SaaS)
If you are looking for revenue increasing opportunities – and who isn’t — iSCSI may have your number, or numbers depending on your level of motivation.
According to SearchStorageChannel.com article, VARs cash in on iSCSI momentum, SMBs are adopting iSCSI rapidly. Recently the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) interviewed 511 IT professionals, 17% of whom have deployed iSCSI in a production environment, while another 20% plan on deploying an iSCSI storage area network within the next two years.
Our sister site SearchStorage.com found that IDC – iSCSI growth rocketed last quarter, increasing its revenue by 32%.
And It looks like iSCSI has been growing steadily over the last two years. An article posted June, 2006 on NetworkComputing.com reported a“105 % revenue growth year over year.” for iSCSI SAN. In December of 2005, HPC wire reported a significant financial coup in ,IDC reports record growth for disk storage systems which stated open/iSCSI SAN market growth of 19.6 percent, doubling its revenue.
Are you planning on catching the iSCSI wind and riding its momentum? Have you caught it already? If so how is it going? We’d like to know!