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Worldwide Solid State Drive Forecast, 2018–2022

Worldwide Solid State Drive Forecast, 2018–2022

This IDC study presents an updated outlook at the SSD market through 2022. The SSD industry dynamics associated with 2017 and the end-device forecast changes are aggregated, analyzed, and applied to IDC's long-term SSD forecast in terms of units, revenue, and petabytes for each consumption category of SSDs (client, enterprise, and commercial)."SSD industry revenue surpassed HDD revenue for the first time in 2017, marking an inflection point for the storage industry," said Jeff Janukowicz, research vice president for Solid State Drives and Enabling Technologies. "As the digital transformation continues, storage requirements will continue to evolve and will drive adoption higher with SSD industry revenue increasing at a 2017–2022 CAGR of 8.1%."

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Client Segment Outlook
SSDs in the PC Market
SSDs in the Consumer Electronics Market
SSD Forecast in the Client Market
Enterprise Segment Outlook
Enterprise SSD Interface Outlook
SSD Forecast in the Enterprise Segment
Commercial Segment Outlook
SSD Forecast in the Commercial Segment
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Decline of NAND Flash Memory Costs
Continued Adoption of SSD in the Client Market
Expanding Use of Flash in Both Servers and Network-Based Enterprise Storage
Cost of Competing Technologies
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
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