IDC: Data Storage Market Grows

EMC takes top spot from HP in external disk storage system market.

Worldwide sales of computer-disk storage systems rose 3.5 percent in the first quarter, IDC (International Data Corp.) said last week.

External disk storage systems revenue rose 6.5 percent to $3.5 billion in the first quarter. EMC Corp. ended the quarter on top with 20.2 percent of the external disk storage system market as measured by revenue.

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