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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