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Forward Insights provides independent, insightful market and technical research, consulting and information services focusing on semiconductor memories and solid state storage. The company offers unparalleled depth and understanding of the strategic, market and technical complexities of the semiconductor memory landscape.

Forward Insights offers a unique and comprehensive strategic, financial, market and technical perspective on the semiconductor memory industry.

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21 Reports from Forward Insights

   
  • Outlook on China’s Solid State Drive Market

    ... in both the client and enterprise SSD segments. SSD demand was fueled by hyperscale datacenters Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent and OEMs including Huawei, Inspur, Lenovo and Sugon. China’s recent cybersecurity law and cloud computing initiatives ... Read More

  • SSD Supplier Status Q2/17

    ... adjust their NAND allocation causing shifts in the SSD market shares in the second quarter of 2017. This report provides a forecast of the supply-demand and application drivers for NAND flash memory out to 2021. Read More

  • NAND Insights Q3/17: NAND Forever

    ... adjust their NAND allocation causing shifts in the SSD market shares in the second quarter of 2017. This report provides a forecast of the supply-demand and application drivers for NAND flash memory out to 2021. Read More

  • SSD Insights Q3/17: Rebound

    ... adjust their NAND allocation causing shifts in the SSD market shares in the second quarter of 2017. This report provides a forecast of the supply-demand and application drivers for NAND flash memory out to 2021. Read More

  • QLC in the Datacenter

    ... As a result, storage has to become faster, cheaper and more scalable. Hard disk drives have been the primary workhorse for a wide range of storage applications including mission critical drives for high performance. However, ... Read More

  • SSD Supplier Status Q1/17

    ... Q1/17 The NAND shortage caused major movement in the market shares of the NAND-based SSD suppliers in the first quarter of 2017. This report provides the SSD revenue market share by interface and by supplier. Read More

  • Embedded Flash Drive Supplier Status 2017

    ... 2017 The EFD market jumped significantly in 2016 due to increasing content per box in the mobile space. This report provides the eMMC, eMCP and UFS revenue market shares by supplier for 2015 & 2016. Read More

  • NAND Insights Q2/17: Going on 50

    ... The NAND shortage continues unbated with Q3/17 supply looking to be even tighter than the prior quarter. This report provides a forecast of the supply-demand and application drivers for NAND flash memory out to 2021." Read More

  • SSD Insights Q2/17: Up and Down

    ... Insights Q2/17: Up and Down Consumer segments of the SSD market were affected as the NAND shortage continued into Q1/17. This report provides a forecast of the client and enterprise SSD market out to 2021. Read More

  • NAND Insights Q3/16: Doubling Down on 3D

    ... over the latest 2D NAND technologies, NAND flash suppliers are upping investment to ramp production next year. This report provides a forecast of the supply-demand and application drivers for NAND flash memory out to 2020. Read More

  • Flash Storage Solutions in Automotive and Industrial Applications

    ... the largest application segments with future growth predicated on automotive and surveillance & instrumentation. Total petabytes are forecast to increase by a factor of five from 2015 to 2020. Flash Storage Solutions in Automotive and ... Read More

  • SSD Insights Q3/16: Quo Vadis QLC?

    ... Vadis QLC? The SSD market showed strong growth in all segments in Q2/16 due in part to moderating price declines. This report provides a forecast of the client and enterprise SSD market out to 2020. Read More

  • SSD Supplier Status Q2/16

    SSD Supplier Status Q2/16 This report provides the SSD revenue market share by interface and by supplier. Read More

  • SSD Supplier Status Q4/15

    ... and by supplier. Strategic investments in 3D NAND is driving increased capital intensity this year and next. This report provides a forecast of the supply-demand and application drivers for NAND flash memory out to 2020. Read More

  • SSD Insights Q1/16: PCIe in the Datacenter

    ... PCIe in the Datacenter PCIe SSD shipments increased dramatically due to datacenter demand while TLC SSDs continued to gain traction. This report provides a forecast of the client and enterprise SSD market out to 2020. Read More

  • SSD Supplier Status Q3/15

    SSD Supplier Status Q3/15 This report provides the SSD revenue market share by interface and by supplier. Read More

  • Flash Storage in Datacenters

    ... As a result, storage has to become faster, cheaper and more scalable. Hard disk drives have been the primary workhorse for a wide range of storage applications including mission critical drives for high performance to ... Read More

  • Low Density SLC NAND Flash Memory in Embedded Applications

    ... NAND flash memory in a variety of consumer, industrial and automotive applications. A new serial interface for NAND promoted by several NOR flash suppliers – SPI NAND – is looking to piggyback on the success ... Read More

  • Coming Soon to a PC Near You - SSD Insights Q2/14: 3D NAND

    ... the second half of this year. The ramp of 3D NAND client SSDs is forecast to mirror the adoption rate of TLC client SSDs. This report provides a forecast of the client and enterprise SSD ... Read More

  • Cost and Investment Implications of 3D NAND

    ... the 2D NAND era, the underlying process technology (with a few exceptions) is essentially the same amongst all the NAND flash manufacturers. However, in the 3D NAND era, all the NAND flash manufacturers are developing ... Read More

  • How 3D NAND Stacks Up

    ... of planar technology. What’s next? Samsung’s August 2013 announcement of the production of a 24-layer vertical string V-NAND shows the way forward. Vertical NAND or 3D NAND promises to continue increases in storage capacities and ... Read More

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