Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Analysis and Forecast by Size, Share, Growth, Trends 2031

Coverage: Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market covers analysis By Storage Solution (Scale-up NAS, Scale-out NAS); Deployment (On-premise, Remote, Hybrid); Organization Size (SMEs, Large Enterprises); Product (High-end Enterprise NAS, Midmarket NAS, Low-end NAS); End-user (BFSI, Consumer goods and retail, Telecommunications and ITeS, Healthcare, Energy, Government, Education and Research, Media and Entertainment, Manufacturing, Business and Consulting, Others), and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPRE00007683
  • Category : Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • No. of Pages : 150
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Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Report (2021-2031)

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The network attached storage (NAS) market size is projected to reach US$ 113.49 billion by 2031 from US$ 31.02 billion in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 17.60% in 2023–2031. The integration of on-premises NAS with cloud storage is likely to remain a key network attached storage (NAS) market trend.

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Analysis

The network attached storage (NAS) market has grown significantly in recent years, owing to technical improvements, a growing demand for effective storage solutions, and an increase in digitalization. It provides a storage and retrieval service that allows several clients to retrieve data from a centralized place. The NAS industry is primarily driven by advantages such as ease of setup, flexibility, and scale-out, as well as low installation and maintenance costs. The increase in data flow necessitates an effective storage system, which raises the demand for NAS solutions.

The increase in data flow necessitates an effective storage system, which promotes the demand for NAS. The increase in unstructured data highlights the necessity for a scale-out NAS system to drive the NAS business. Furthermore, the government is working to improve SMEs' ability to grow their businesses efficiently. It offers incentives, initiatives, and investments to help SMEs embrace digital solutions, resulting in the adoption of NAS systems and driving the NAS market.

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Overview

Network-attached storage (NAS) is a file storage system that allows multiple users and different client devices to access data from a centralized disk capacity. It offers large capacity, easy access, and minimal cost. Network-attached storage (NAS) devices consolidate storage into a single location and support cloud tiers and functions such as archiving and backup. Network-attached storage (NAS) handles unstructured data such as video, audio, text files, websites, and Microsoft Office documents. The goal of network-attached storage (NAS) is to help users collaborate and share more data efficiently.

Strategic Insights

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Drivers and Opportunities

Increase in Data Traffic to Favor Market

The rising connected device usage, simple internet access, and lower internet service costs all contribute to increased data storage demand and fuel the network attached storage (NAS) market. Furthermore, the growing use of big data analytics and cloud-based services, such as online content, apps, videos, and social media, increases the demand for an effective storage solution like a NAS system and serves as a catalyst for NAS market growth. According to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson's 'Mobile data traffic outlook,' total global mobile data traffic, excluding fixed wireless access (FWA), reached around 93 Exabytes (EB) per month at the end of 2022 and is expected to reach 392 EB per month by the end of 2028. Furthermore, when 4G traffic falls, 5G will account for 100% of mobile data traffic increase by 2027.

Deployment of 5G Network to Favor Market

The development of 5G networks is dramatically boosting data traffic because it provides bigger data volumes and lower latency than 4G and other networks. According to Cisco's estimate, 5G is expected to serve more than 10% of global mobile connections by the end of 2023, with an average speed of 575 Mbps. Because of rising data traffic, organizations and enterprises need services to store, process, and distribute their data effectively and reliably, leading to the demand for network attached storage solutions.

Demand for Real-time Data – An Opportunity in the Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market

The growing requirement for real-time data is driving the growth of the NAS market. The surging adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and connected devices, as well as the increasing adoption of hybrid cloud storage, are creating lucrative opportunities for NAS market players.

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the network attached storage (NAS) market analysis are storage solution, deployment, organization size, product, and end-user.

  • Based on storage solution, the market is divided into Scale-up NAS, Scale-out NAS. The Scale-out NAS segment held a significant market share in 2023.
  • Based on deployment, the market is bifurcated into on-premise, remote, and hybrid. The on-premise segment held a larger market share in 2023.
  •  Based on organization size, the market is bifurcated into SMEs and large enterprises. The large enterprises segment held a larger market share in 2023.
  • In terms of product, the market is segmented High-end Enterprise NAS, Midmarket NAS, Low-end NAS. The High-end Enterprise NAS segment held a significant market share in 2023.
  • Based on end-user, the market is bifurcated into BFSI, consumer goods and retail, telecommunications and ites, healthcare, energy, government, education and research, media and entertainment, manufacturing, business and consulting, and others. The consumer goods segment held a significant market share in 2023.

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the Network Attached Storage (NAS) market report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America/South & Central America.

APAC has established itself as one of the most rapidly expanding network attached storage (NAS) markets. Several reasons have contributed to APAC's dominant position in the market. For starters, APAC has been at the forefront of sophisticated technology adoption and digitization. Furthermore, increases in consumer disposable income, changes in lifestyle, and shopping patterns are only a few of the variables driving the growing purchase of goods and products through online platforms. Consumers prefer to purchase online because it provides a wider assortment of products and saves time and money when compared to traditional stores. Furthermore, increased internet and smartphone penetration is increasing customers' desire for online purchasing, accelerating the expansion of the e-commerce business. 

According to the India Brand Equity Foundation, India's online consumer base was 150 million in 2021 and is projected to reach 350 million by 2026. Thus, the rising e-commerce industry creates a demand for massive volumes of data storage. With the increasing volume of online transactions, e-commerce businesses require an efficient solution for storing, accessing, and processing their data. Network attached storage (NAS) is regarded as an efficient and scalable solution for data storage in order to boost the e-commerce sector and digitalization, resulting in increased use of network attached storage (NAS) solutions and driving the market. 

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Report Scope

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market News and Recent Developments

The network attached storage (NAS) market is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. The following is a list of developments in the market for innovations, business expansion, and strategies:

  • In October 2023, Ugreen added Ugreen NAS devices to its portfolio. (Source: Ugreen, Press Release)
  • In October 2023, QNAP Systems, Inc. launched the QGD-1600 and QGD-160, new smart edge switches, to provide enhanced LAN security and versatile network management solutions. These switches are developed to integrate the functions of NAS (Network-Attached Storage) and switches. (Source: QNAP Systems, Inc, Newsletter)

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Report Coverage and Deliverables

The “Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Size and Forecast (2021–2031)” report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering the following areas:

  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
  • Market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market trends
  • Detailed PEST/Porter’s Five Forces and SWOT analysis
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) market analysis covering key market trends, Global and regional framework, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) Industry, landscape, and competition analysis, covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments
  • Detailed company profiles
REGIONAL FRAMEWORK

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Report Analysis

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
    17.60%
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 31.02 billion
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 113.49 billion

Report Coverage

  • Market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
  • Key future trends
  • Detailed PEST/Porter’s Five Forces and SWOT analysis
  • Industry landscape and competition analysis & recent developments
  • Detailed company profiles
  • Global and regional market analysis covering key market trends, major players, regulations, and recent market developments

Key Players

  • Buffalo Americas, Inc.
  • Dell EMC
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
  • Hitachi Vantara Corporation
  • NetApp
  • NETGEAR
  • QNAP Systems, Inc.
  • Seagate Technology LLC
  • Synology, Inc.
  • Western Digital Corporation

Regional Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa

Market Segmentation

By Storage Solution
  • Scale-up NAS
  • Scale-out NAS
By Deployment
  • On-premise
  • Remote
  • Hybrid
By Organization Size
  • SMEs
  • Large Enterprises
By Product
  • High-end Enterprise NAS
  • Midmarket NAS
  • Low-end NAS
  • Sample PDF showcases the content structure and the nature of the information with qualitative and quantitative analysis.
MARKET PLAYERS

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 31.02 billion
Market Size by 2031 US$ 113.49 billion
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 17.60%
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2023-2031
Segments Covered By Storage Solution
  • Scale-up NAS
  • Scale-out NAS
By Deployment
  • On-premise
  • Remote
  • Hybrid
By Organization Size
  • SMEs
  • Large Enterprises
By Product
  • High-end Enterprise NAS
  • Midmarket NAS
  • Low-end NAS
Regions and Countries Covered North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
Europe
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
South and Central America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of South and Central America
Middle East and Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • Buffalo Americas, Inc.
  • Dell EMC
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
  • Hitachi Vantara Corporation
  • NetApp
  • NETGEAR
  • QNAP Systems, Inc.
  • Seagate Technology LLC
  • Synology, Inc.
  • Western Digital Corporation
    • Sample PDF showcases the content structure and the nature of the information with qualitative and quantitative analysis.
    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
    Segment Covered

    Storage Solution, Deployment, Organization Size, Product, End-user

    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

    Country Scope
    Country Scope

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