June 11, 2012 – The disk storage market is bouncing back by billions in increased revenue only seven months after flooding threatened to set back shipments and distribution, according to two new market research reports.

Separate reviews of the disk storage market by Gartner and IDC show spending and growth in the first quarter of 2012 back above levels seen prior to the October and November 2011 floods in Thailand, an international hub for construction and development of external controller-based disk storage units. After those natural disasters, there was concern among storage experts and market analysts that supply would be hampered throughout 2012 and even into years to come.

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