Table of Content


1 INTRODUCTION 14
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 14
1.2 DEFINITION 14
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 15
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 15
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 15
1.4 CURRENCY 16
1.5 LIMITATIONS 16
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 16

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 17
2.1 INTRODUCTION 17
2.2 RESEARCH DATA 19
2.2.1 SECONDARY DATA 20
2.2.1.1 Secondary sources 20
2.2.2 PRIMARY DATA 21
2.2.2.1 Primary sources 21
2.2.2.2 Key industry insights 22
2.2.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 22
2.2.3 SECONDARY AND PRIMARY RESEARCH 23
2.3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 23
2.3.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 24
2.3.1.1 Approach for capturing the market size by bottom-up analysis (demand side) 24
2.3.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 25
2.3.2.1 Approach for capturing the market share by top-down analysis (supply side) 25
2.4 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 26
2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 27

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 28

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 33
4.1 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES 33
4.2 PCIE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY END USER 33
4.3 APAC SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY END USER AND COUNTRY 34
4.4 GEOGRAPHIC SNAPSHOT OF THE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET 35
4.5 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC, BY COUNTRY 35

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 36
5.1 INTRODUCTION 36
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 37
5.2.1 DRIVERS 37
5.2.1.1 Increasing penetration of high-end cloud computing 37
5.2.1.2 Growing adoption of SSDs in data center 38
5.2.1.3 Advantage of SSDs over HDDs 39
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 40
5.2.2.1 Inconsistency regarding low-rate latency offered by SSDs 40
5.2.2.2 High cost and smaller life span of SSDs 40
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 40
5.2.3.1 Relational analytics using smart SSDs 40
5.2.3.2 Growing adoption of SSDs in tablets and notebooks 41
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 41
5.2.4.1 Design complexity 41

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 42
6.1 INTRODUCTION 42
6.2 MARKET EVOLUTION 42
6.3 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 43

7 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY FORM FACTOR 46
7.1 INTRODUCTION 47
7.2 1.8”/ 2.5” 48
7.3 3.5” 50
7.4 M.2/ MSATA 51
7.5 U.2 (SFF 8639) 53
7.6 FHHL AND HHHL 54

8 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE 56
8.1 INTRODUCTION 57
8.2 SATA 58
8.3 SAS 61
8.4 PCIE 62

9 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 65
9.1 INTRODUCTION 66
9.2 TLC 3D 68
9.3 TLC PLANAR 68
9.4 MLC 3D 68
9.5 MLC PLANAR 68
9.6 SLC 69

10 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY END-USER 70
10.1 INTRODUCTION 71
10.2 ENTERPRISE 73
10.2.1 SERVER ATTACHED 75
10.2.2 STORAGE ATTACHED 75
10.3 CLIENT 75
10.3.1 DESKTOP PC 78
10.3.2 NOTEBOOK 78
10.3.3 TABLET 78
10.3.4 OTHERS 78
10.4 INDUSTRIAL 79
10.5 AUTOMOTIVE 81

11 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 84
11.1 INTRODUCTION 85
11.2 NORTH AMERICA 88
11.2.1 US 92
11.2.2 CANADA 92
11.2.3 MEXICO 92
11.3 EUROPE 93
11.3.1 UK 97
11.3.2 GERMANY 97
11.3.3 FRANCE 97
11.3.4 REST OF EUROPE 97
11.4 APAC 98
11.4.1 CHINA 102
11.4.2 INDIA 102
11.4.3 TAIWAN 102
11.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 102
11.4.5 REST OF APAC 102
11.5 ROW 103
11.5.1 AFRICA 105
11.5.2 LATIN AMERICA 105
11.5.3 MIDDLE EAST 105

12 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 106
12.1 OVERVIEW 106
12.2 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, 2016 107
12.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 108
12.3.1 BATTLE FOR MARKET SHARE: PRODUCT LAUNCHES HAVE BEEN THE KEY STRATEGY 109
12.3.2 PRODUCT LAUNCHES 109
12.3.3 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS 110
12.3.4 ACQUISITIONS 111
12.3.5 INVESTMENTS AND EXPANSIONS 112

13 COMPANY PROFILES 113
13.1 INTRODUCTION 113
(Business Overview, Products offered & Services strategies, Key Insights, Recent Developments, MnM View)*
13.2 SAMSUNG 114
13.3 INTEL 118
13.4 WESTERN DIGITAL 123
13.5 MICRON 127
13.6 TOSHIBA 131
13.7 SEAGATE 136
13.8 MICROSEMI 139
13.9 LITE-ON 143
13.10 SK HYNIX 146
13.11 KINGSTON 149
13.12 KEY INNOVATORS 152
13.12.1 VIKING 152
13.12.2 ADATA 152
13.12.3 BITMICRO NETWORKS 152
*Details on Business Overview, Products offered & Services strategies, Key Insights, Recent Developments, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

14 APPENDIX 153
14.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 153
14.2 QUESTIONNAIRE 154
14.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 156
14.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 158
14.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 159
14.6 RELATED REPORT 159
14.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 160



List of Figures




FIGURE 1 MARKET SEGMENTATION 15
FIGURE 2 RESEARCH FLOW 17
FIGURE 3 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 18
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 24
FIGURE 5 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 25
FIGURE 6 DATA TRIANGULATION 26
FIGURE 7 MARKET FOR PCIE INTERFACE SSD EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR BETWEEN 2017 AND 2023 29
FIGURE 8 THE MARKET FOR “1.8/2.5” FORM FACTORS IS EXPECTED TO HOLD THE LARGEST SHARE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 29
FIGURE 9 MARKET FOR TLC 3D IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 30
FIGURE 10 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 31
FIGURE 11 NORTH AMERICA ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN 2016 32
FIGURE 12 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET TO PROVIDE ATTRACTIVE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 33
FIGURE 13 MARKET PCIE INTERFACE IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 33
FIGURE 14 ENTERPRISE INDUSTRY HELD THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE OF THE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC IN 2016 34
FIGURE 15 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN CHINA EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 35
FIGURE 16 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN CHINA EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 35
FIGURE 17 INCREASING PENETRATION OF HIGH-END CLOUD COMPUTING AND THE GROWING ADOPTION OF SSDS IN DATA CENTER ARE DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET 37
FIGURE 18 DATA CENTER TRAFFIC 38
FIGURE 19 EVOLUTION OF SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET 43
FIGURE 20 VALUE CHAIN: SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, 2016 44
FIGURE 21 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR FHHL AND HHHL FORM FACTOR IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 47
FIGURE 22 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR 1.8"/2.5” IN APAC IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 49
FIGURE 23 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR M.2 IN APAC IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 52
FIGURE 24 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR PCIE INTERFACE IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 57
FIGURE 25 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR SATA IN AUTOMOTIVE IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 59
FIGURE 26 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR TLC 3D IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 66
FIGURE 27 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 71
FIGURE 28 ENTERPRISE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR STORAGE-ATTACHED APPLICATION IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 73
FIGURE 29 CLIENT SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR TABLETS IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 76
FIGURE 30 INDUSTRIAL SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 79
FIGURE 31 AUTOMOTIVE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR PCIE INTERFACE IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 82
FIGURE 32 GEOGRAPHIC SNAPSHOT: RAPIDLY GROWING COUNTRIES SUCH AS TAIWAN AND CHINA EMERGING AS HIGH-POTENTIAL MARKETS (2017–2023) 85
FIGURE 33 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC ESTIMATED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR BETWEEN 2017 AND 2023 86
FIGURE 34 NORTH AMERICA: MARKET SNAPSHOT 89
FIGURE 35 EUROPE: MARKET SNAPSHOT 94
FIGURE 36 APAC: MARKET SNAPSHOT 99
FIGURE 37 COMPANIES ADOPTED PRODUCT LAUNCH AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY OVER THE LAST 4 YEARS (2014– AUGUST 2017) 106
FIGURE 38 SAMSUNG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 114
FIGURE 39 INTEL: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 118
FIGURE 40 WESTERN DIGITAL: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 123
FIGURE 41 MICRON: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 127
FIGURE 42 TOSHIBA: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 131
FIGURE 43 SEAGATE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 136
FIGURE 44 MICROSEMI: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 139
FIGURE 45 LITE-ON: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 143
FIGURE 46 SK HYNIX: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 146

 

List of Tables




TABLE 1 DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN SSD AND HDD 39
TABLE 2 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY FORM FACTOR, 2015–2023, (USD BILLION) 47
TABLE 3 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY FORM FACTOR, 2015–2023 (THOUSAND UNITS) 48
TABLE 4 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR 1.8"/2.5”, BY REGION 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 49
TABLE 5 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR 1.8"/2.5”, BY REGION 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 50
TABLE 6 3.5” SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 50
TABLE 7 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR 3.5”, BY REGION 2015–2023 (THOUSAND UNITS) 51
TABLE 8 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR M.2/MSATA, BY REGION 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 52
TABLE 9 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR M.2/MSATA, BY REGION 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 53
TABLE 10 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR U.2 (SFF 8639), BY REGION 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 11 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR U.2 (SFF 8639), BY REGION 2015–2023 (THOUSAND UNITS) 54
TABLE 12 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR FHHL AND HHHL, BY REGION 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 54
TABLE 13 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR FHHL AND HHHL, BY REGION 2015–2023 (THOUSAND UNITS) 55
TABLE 14 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE, 2015–2023 (USD BILLION) 57
TABLE 15 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE, 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 58
TABLE 16 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR SATA, BY END USER 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 59
TABLE 17 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR SATA, BY END USER 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 60
TABLE 18 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR SATA, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 60
TABLE 19 SATA SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY FORM FACTOR, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 20 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR SAS, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 21 SAS SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY FORM FACTOR, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 22 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR PCIE, BY END USER, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 23 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR PCIE, BY END USER 2015–2023 (THOUSAND UNITS) 63
TABLE 24 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET FOR PCIE, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 25 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY FORM FACTOR, 2015-2023 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 26 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2015–2023 (USD BILLION) 66
TABLE 27 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 67
TABLE 28 TLC PLANAR VS TLC 3D COMPARISON 68
TABLE 29 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY END-USER, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 30 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY END-USER, 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 72
TABLE 31 ENTERPRISE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 32 ENTERPRISE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY REGION 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 33 ENTERPRISE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 34 ENTERPRISE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 75
TABLE 35 CLIENT SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY APPLICATION (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 36 CLIENT SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 37 CLIENT SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 38 CLIENT SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE, 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 77
TABLE 39 INDUSTRIAL SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 40 INDUSTRIAL SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 41 INDUSTRIAL SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 81
TABLE 42 AUTOMOTIVE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY REGION 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 43 AUTOMOTIVE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 44 AUTOMOTIVE SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY INTERFACE 2015–2023 (THOUSAND UNITS) 83
TABLE 45 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (USD BILLION) 86
TABLE 46 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET, BY REGION, 2015–2023 (MILLION UNITS) 87
TABLE 47 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 48 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 49 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023, (THOUSAND UNITS) 91
TABLE 50 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY END USER 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 51 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 52 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN EUROPE, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023, (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 53 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN EUROPE, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023, (THOUSAND UNITS) 96
TABLE 54 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN EUROPE, BY END-USER 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 55 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC, BY COUNTRY, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 56 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023, (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 57 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023, (THOUSAND UNITS) 101
TABLE 58 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN APAC, BY END-USER, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 59 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN ROW, BY GEOGRAPHY 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 103
TABLE 60 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN ROW, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023, (USD MILLION) 103
TABLE 61 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN ROW, BY FORM FACTOR 2015–2023, (THOUSAND UNITS) 104
TABLE 62 SOLID STATE DRIVE MARKET IN ROW, BY END-USER, 2015–2023 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 63 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE PLAYERS IN THE SOLID STATE
DRIVE MARKET IN 2016 107
TABLE 64 PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2016 – 2017 109
TABLE 65 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS, 2015–2017 110
TABLE 66 ACQUISITIONS, 2014–2016 111
TABLE 67 INVESTMENTS AND EXPANSIONS, 2016–2017 112