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Worldwide external disk storage systems factory revenues posted a
year-over-year decline of 0.7%, totaling $5.3 billion, in the fourth
quarter of 2000. But considering IDC numbers show a 10.2% decline for
the whole year, the Q4 numbers represent a significant uptick. For the
quarter, the total disk storage systems market grew to $7.3 billion in
revenues, representing 0.2% growth from the prior year's fourth
quarter. Total disk storage systems capacity shipped reach 3,304
petabytes, growing 33.4% year over year..


source ConnectIT






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