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Worldwide NAND Forecast, 2017–2021: Transition to 3D Dominates Outlook

Worldwide NAND Forecast, 2017–2021: Transition to 3D Dominates Outlook

This IDC study presents an outlook for the NAND market for 2017–2021. The DRAM industry dynamics and the application forecast changes are aggregated, analyzed, and applied to this long-term NAND forecasts in terms of units, revenue, and content per system for each application segment. "Memory capacity shortage even under strong server and stable mobile markets will make the NAND market grow to a historical high of $50 billion in 2017. But 3D NAND technology ramp, new fabs openings, and newcomers in China will drive the market to correction in 2018–2019." — Soo-Kyoum Kim, associate vice president, IDC's Semiconductor research program

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
NAND Demand Side
Equipment Shipment Forecast
Content Per System Forecast
Application's NAND Share Forecast
NAND Supply Side
Vendor Shipment Forecast
SK Hynix
Toshiba/Western Digital
Wafer Output Forecast
Demand and Supply Forecast
Density Shipment Forecast
NAND Pricing Forecast
Interface Mix Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Continued Server Market to Compensate Weak Mobile
Heavy Investment of 3D Capacity to Cause Market Correction from Mid-2018
Influx of New Memory Capacity from Chinese Newcomers in 2019 and After
New Fab Plans from All Players to Target 2019
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
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