Spin that disk drive forecast, Gartner: Watch those desktop units dive

Post by Chris Mellor (thank you) over at El Reg

Gartner is forecasting that total hard disk drive shipments will grow at a leisurely 2.9 per cent CAGR from 2013 (552 million units) to 2018 (635.1 million units). But bear in mind that’s an average: desktop drives unit shipments will be shrinking at a -7 per cent CAGR over the period while high-capacity business drives grow at a 25.1 per cent CAGR.

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