I was reading over the Gartner report today that dives into specifics on the strengths and weaknesses of the big players in the storage market. The original Gartner article can be viewed here: http://www.gartner.com/technology/reprints.do?id=1-1EL3WXN&ct=130321&st=sb.
It came as no surprise to me that EMC was ranked as the market leader, with NetApp as #2, Hitachi #3, and IBM #4. I’ve been very pleased with the performance and reliability of EMC products in my environment and their global support is top notch. Below is the magic quadrant from the article.