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Digital Storage Devices

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Digital Storage Devices in Million Units by the following Category/ Segments: Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD, & CD), Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive, & Others). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 71 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Intel Corporation
Kingmax Technology, Inc.
Kingston Technology Corporation
LenovoEMC
Lite-On Storage
Micron Technology, Inc.

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1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Solid State Drives (SSDs)
Optical Media Storage Devices
CDs
Digital Video/Versatile Disc (DVD)
Blu-Ray Disks
Flash Drive
USB Flash Drives
Memory Cards
2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Digital Data Explosion Throws the Spotlight on Efficient, Fast and Reliable Storage Solutions
Table 1: Global Annual Digital Information Creation (In Zettabytes/Per Year) by Type as of the Years 2016, 2018 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Why Data Storage is an Indispensable IT Need?
Explosive Growth in Data Creation Drives Demand for Digital Storage Devices
Developed Regions Lead Digital Storage Device Sales, Developing Countries to SpearheadFuture Growth
3. MARKET TRENDS, DRIVERS & ISSUES
Changing Trends in the Data Storage Space: A Glance at Major Developments
Product Innovations Trigger Upgrades & Generate Replacement Demand Opportunities
Innovations in Data Storage Industry: A Review
First Generation Digital Storage Devices in Terminal Decline
Archiving Needs Mandated by IT & Government Data Storage Regulations Spur Storage Needs
Media & Entertainment Industry: Rising Importance of High Capacity, High Performance StorageTechnologies
Table 2: Global Media & Entertainment Industry by Segment (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Archiving & Preservation, Content Acquisition, Content Distribution, and Post-Production (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: Storage Media in Media & Entertainment Industry (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Shipped Storage Capacity for Flash, Hard Disk Drives (HDD), Optical and Tape (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Healthcare & Government Sectors: Lucrative Opportunities for Storage Devices Market
Hard Disk Drives (HDDs): Rising Threat of Alternative Storage Technologies Impacts Market Growth
Table 4: Declining Sales of PCs Impact HDD Market: Global Shipments of Personal Computers (PCs) in Million Units for the Years 2012 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Enterprise: Providing Growth Opportunity for HDDsAmidst Declining Sales
Table 5: Global HDD Market by Segment: Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Application for 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: Global HDD Market by Segment: Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Enterprise and Client Markets for the Years 2017 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: Global HDD Market by Type (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for 2.5-inch HDD Units and 3.5-inch Nearline HDD Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Proliferation of Cloud Storage Services DrivesDemand for Capacity-Optimized HDDs
Growing Data Center Traffic Augurs Wellfor HDDs in Storage Servers
Table 8: Number of Data Centers in Millions Worldwide for the Years 2015, 2018E, and 2021P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: Global Data Center Traffic in EB per Year by Cloud Data Center and Traditional Data Centers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Popularity of NAS Technologies SpursDemand for NAS HDDs
Table 10: Global Market for Network-Attached Storage (NAS) Devices: Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million by Region for the Years 2017 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
High-End NAS With All Flash & Hybrid Storage Arrays Witness Robust Demand
Solid-State Storage Media: The Next Generation of Storage
SSD Market: Poised for Strong Future Growth
SATA Leads the SSD Market by Interface
Table 11: Global SSD Market by Interface (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments for PCIe, SAS and SATA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Internal SSDs Lead the SSD Market, External SSDs Growing in Popularity
Table 12: Global SSD Market by Type (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for External SSD Devices and Internal SSD Devices (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
SSDs Continue to Find Acceptance in Enterprise and Client Segments
Table 13: Global Solid State Drive (SSD) Market by Application: Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Client and Enterprise Sectors for 2018E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Asia-Pacific Poised to Grow Rapidly in the Global SSD Market
HDDs Confront Growing Threat of Substitutionby SSDs
NAND Supply Scenario: Implicationsfor the SSD Market
Table 14: Leading Manufacturers in the Global NAND Memory Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Intel, Micron, Samsung, SK Hynix, Toshiba and Western Digital (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: Global NAND Bits Market by Application (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of NAND Memory Capacity for Consumer, Memory Cards, Smartphones, SSD (Client & Enterprise), Tablet PCs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Flash-based SSDs: A Popular Type of SSDs
Blu-Ray Discs Rise in Popularity At the Expense of DVDs
Cost Savings: A Sharp Edged Benefit Drivingthe Uptake of Blu-ray
Niche Applications for Blu-Ray Storagein IT Environment
USB Flash Drives Usher in the Era of Smart Storage
USB 3.0 Gears Up for Upward Growth
USB 3.0 Flash Drives Make the Cut in Storage Market
Table 16: Global USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market by Geographic Region - Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
USB 3.0 High-Bandwidth Storage Devices – A Major Draw
Robust Sales of Mobile Phones & Increased Mobile Data Usage Drives Demand for Flash & Memory Cards
Secure Digital (SD) Memory Cards Market: RisingSales of Mobile Devices Present Favorable Prospects
SD Association Introduces New SD Interfaces
Universal Flash Storage Devices Market:An Overview
Wi-Fi Enabled Flash Storage Make the Cut
4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Digital Storage Devices: A Definition
Types of Digital Storage Devices
Optical Media Storage Devices
CDs
Digital Video/Versatile Disc (DVD)
DVD Formats
DVD-ROM
DVD-RAM
DVD-RW and DVD+RW
DVD-R
DVD+R9
DVD-RW DL
Blu-Ray Disks
Types of Blu-Ray Discs
Blu-Ray Format
Blu-ray Recordable (BD-R)
Blu-ray ReWritable (BD-RE)
Blu-ray ROM
Major End-Use Markets
Consumer Electronics
HD Television Recording
HD Video Distribution
HD Camcorder Archiving
PC and PC Peripheral
Mass Data Storage
Digital Asset Management and ProfessionalStorage
A Comparison of Blu-ray and DVD Features
Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Solid State Drives (SSDs)
USB Flash Drives
Features & Benefits
Disadvantages
Issues with Data Fragmentation
Quality Control Issues
Others
Memory Cards
Challenges
Storage Issues
Short Life of Digital Storage Media
Media Obsolescence – A Major Challenge
5. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
HDD Market: A Highly Concentrated Marketplace
Table 17: Leading Players in the Global HDD Market (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Seagate Technology, Toshiba and Western Digital Corporation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
SSD Market: Intensely Competitive Conditions
Table 18: Leading Players in the Global Solid State Drive (SSD) Market (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for Intel, Kingston, Lite-On, Micron, Samsung, SK Hynix, Toshiba, Transcend, Western Digital and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: Leading Players in the Global Client SSD Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Kingston, Lite-on, Samsung, Toshiba, Western Digital and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: Leading Players in the Global Enterprise SSD Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for Intel, Micron, Samsung, SK Hynix, Toshiba, Western Digital and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Flash Memory Devices Market
Table 21: Leading Players in the Global USB Flash Drives Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for HP, Kingston, SanDisk, Sony, Transcend, Verbatim and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5.1 Focus on Select Players
Intel Corporation (USA)
Kingmax Technology, Inc. (Taiwan)
Kingston Technology Corporation (USA)
LenovoEMC (USA)
Lite-On Storage (Taiwan)
Micron Technology, Inc. (USA)
Nexsan, Inc. (USA)
Lexar (USA)
PNY Technologies, Inc. (USA)
RITEK Corporation (Taiwan)
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)
Seagate Technology plc (Ireland)
LaCie S.A.S (France)
SK hynix (Korea)
Sony Corporation (Japan)
Toshiba Corporation (Japan)
Transcend Information, Inc. (Taiwan)
Verbatim Americas, LLC (USA)
Western Digital Technologies, Inc. (USA)
SanDisk Corporation (USA)
5.2 Product Innovations/Introductions
Samsung Unveils Samsung Portable SSD X
for External Storage Solutions
Western Digital Launches Ultrastar DC SS
SAS SSD
Toshiba Unveils Novel SSDs Deploying 96-Layer, 3D Flash Memory
Transcend Introduces Redesigned JetDrive 855/850 PCIe NVMe SSD
Seagate Launches Game Drive for Xbox SSD
Kingston Digital Rolls Out UV500 Range of SSDs
Western Digital Launches WD Purple microSD Card
Samsung Releases Samsung PRO Endurance microSDHC™/microSDXC™ card
Kingston Unveils A1000 PCIe NVMe™ SSD Integrating 3D NAND Technology
Transcend Releases 500S and 300S Series of SD and microSD cards
Toshiba Launches New Product Line of NVM Express™ and SATA Data Center SSDs
Kingston Digital Unveils Range of Canvas Flash Memory Cards
Intel Unveils SSD DC P4510 Series for Data Center Applications
Samsung Launches 860 PRO and 860 EVO Solid State Drives
Micron Introduces Micron® 5200 series of SATA SSDs
Transcend Launches Industrial-Grade 3D TLC NAND Flash Memory SSDs
Western Digital Introduces New SSD and USB Flash Drive Solutions
Seagate Introduces Portable Hard Drive and SSD Storage Solutions
Transcend Releases Portable JetDrive™
Thunderbolt PCIe SSD for Mac Computers
Sony Unveils Three USB Flash Drives Made-in-India
Seagate Introduces Novel Storage Devices in New Zealand
Toshiba Launches 2TB NVMe™ SSD
Intel Unveils 750GB Intel® Optane™ SSD DC P4800 XSeries
Intel Introduces Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P Series for Desktop PC and Workstation Users
Western Digital Launches 400GB* SanDisk Ultra® microSDXC™ UHS-I card
Kingston Releases Bolt DataTraveler®™ Duo USB for Apple iPhone and iPad
Transcend Releases JetDrive 820 PCIe Gen 3.0 SSD for Mac Computers
Samsung Unveils Portable SSD T5 Deployed with 64 Layer V-NAND Technology
Toshiba Launches SG6 Series of SATA Client SSDs
Toshiba Unveils TR200 SATA SSD Series for Retail Market
Intel Introduces Intel® 3D NAND SSD DC P4500 and DC P4600 for Data Centers
Western Digital Rolls Out iNAND® 7250A Embedded Flash Drive
Transcend Introduces Industrial-Grade SSD430
Western Digital Launches WD® Portable My Passport™ SSD
KINGMAX Introduces SDXC/microSDXC Speed Class 3 Memory Card
Transcend Introduces MTE850 PCIe NVMe M.2 2280 SSD
Kingston Digital Releases UHS-I Speed Class
(U3) microSD Flash Card
Western Digital Introduces 256GB* Sandisk Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive
5.3 Recent Industry Activity
StorCentric to Take Over Nexsan and Drobo
Toshiba Memory Develops 96-layer BiCS FLASH™3D Flash Memory
Toshiba Memory to Build Fabrication Facility for BiCS FLASH™ in Kitakami City
Micron and Intel Produce 3D NAND Flash Memory Device
Intel to Terminate Flash Memory Partnership with Micron
Toshiba Divests Memory Chip Business
Samsung Commences Mass Production 512 GB Embedded eUFS Solution
Longsys Takes Over Lexar Brand from Micron Technology
Mobiveil Joins Hands with Crossbar to Integrate ReRAM in SSDs
6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: World Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: World 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Analysis by Segment
Table 25: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hard Disk Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: World Historic Review for Hard Disk Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: World 14-Year Perspective for Hard Disk Drives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Solid State Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: World Historic Review for Solid State Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: World 14-Year Perspective for Solid State Drives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: World Historic Review for Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: World 14-Year Perspective for Optical Discs by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Optical Discs by Segment - Blu-Ray, DVD and CD Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: World Historic Review for Optical Discs by Segment - Blu-Ray, DVD and CD Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: World 14-Year Perspective for Optical Discs by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Blu-Ray, DVD and CD Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: World Historic Review for Blu-Ray Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: World 14-Year Perspective for Blu-Ray Optical Discs by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for DVD Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: World Historic Review for DVD Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: World 14-Year Perspective for DVD Optical Discs by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for CD Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: World Historic Review for CD Optical Discs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: World 14-Year Perspective for CD Optical Discs by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flash Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: World Historic Review for Flash Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: World 14-Year Perspective for Flash Drives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of WorldMarkets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Flash Drives by Segment - USB Flash Memory Drive and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: World Historic Review for Flash Drives by Segment - USB Flash Memory Drive and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: World 14-Year Perspective for Flash Drives by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for USB Flash Memory Drive and Others Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: World Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: World 14-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Others by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: World Historic Review for Others by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57: World 14-Year Perspective for Others by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
7.1 The United States
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Outlook for USB 3.0 Devices – A Mixed Bag
Continued Demand for Flash Drives Augurs Well for the Chip Market
Table 58: USB Flash Drives Market in the US (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 59: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: US Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: US 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.2 Canada
Market Analysis
Table 62: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Canadian Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.3 Japan
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Table 65: Leading Manufacturers of External Hard Disk Drives (HDD) in Japan (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Buffalo, IO Data Device, Seagate and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 66: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67: Japanese Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4 Europe
Market Analysis
Table 69: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70: Europe Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71: Europe 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73: Europe Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74: Europe 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4.1 France
Market Analysis
Table 75: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76: French Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77: French 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4.2 Germany
Market Analysis
Table 78: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79: German Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80: German 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4.3 Italy
Market Analysis
Table 81: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82: Italian Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4.4 The United Kingdom
Market Analysis
Table 84: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85: UK Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86: UK 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4.5 Spain
Market Analysis
Table 87: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88: Spanish Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4.6 Russia
Market Analysis
Table 90: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91: Russian Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.4.7 Rest of Europe
Market Analysis
Table 93: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.5 Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Asian Countries Drive Future Growth in HDD and Flash Drives Markets
B. Market Analytics
Table 96: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.5.1 China
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
SSD Market in China: Positive Growth Outlook
China Leads Worldwide Production of USB Flash Drives
B. Market Analytics
Table 102: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103: Chinese Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.5.2 India
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
SSD Market in India: A Niche Yet High Growth Segment
Consumer Storage Flash Memory Market: Stable Growth Outlook
Table 105: Consumer Storage Flash Memory Market in India (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Segment - Micro SD Cards, Pen Drives and SD Cards (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106: Flash Drives Market in India by Type (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments for USB 2.0 Flash Drives and USB 3.0 Flash Drives (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107: Flash Drives Market in India (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Device Capacity (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108: SanDisk Market Share in India’s Consumer Storage Flash Memory, Micro SD Cards and Flash Drives Markets for 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 109: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110: Indian Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.5.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Thailand
Large Manufacturers Shift HDD Productionto Thailand
Table 112: HDD Exports in Thailand (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Designation Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 113: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.6 Latin America
Market Analysis
Table 116: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117: Latin American Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
7.7 Rest of World
Market Analysis
Table 119: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120: Rest of World Historic Review for Digital Storage Devices by Category/Segment - Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive, Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), and Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory Drive and Others) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121: Rest of World 14-Year Perspectivefor Digital Storage Devices by Category/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of UnitSales for Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive,Optical Disc (Blu-Ray, DVD and CD), andFlash Drive (USB Flash Memory Driveand Others) Markets for Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
8. COMPANY PROFILES Total Companies Profiled: 71 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 84)
The United States (38)
Japan (5)
Europe (6)
- France (1)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (2)
- Rest of Europe (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (35)

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