EMEA EXTERNAL HDD Quarterly Tracker: Futuresource Q4 results show market increasing 21% year-on-year, reaching 6.7 million units in EMEA 17.
The external hard disk drive market in EMEA had a difficult first three quarters 2012 with declining year-on-year trends, mainly due to supply shortages, culminating in annual volumes for 2012 falling 17% to 21.5 million. This is compared with nearly 26 million units in 2011, but according to the latest quarterly External HDD report from Futuresource Consulting the market rebounded in Q4.
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Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE and UK.
Futuresource tracks Sales-through to Retailers/Resellers, via distributors or directly from vendors, which give a 100% market coverage for External HDD in each country tracked.