2015 SSD Market Rose Yearly 26% in Units, 59% in Capacity – TrenfocusSamsung largely leader, in front of SanDisk, Kingston, and Intel
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2016.02.22
Analysts from Trenfocus, Inc. published a 43-page report, NAND/SSD Information Service CQ4 2015 Quarterly Report and Long-Term Forecast. Here is one page of this document on SSD market in 2015.
The SSD market rose 25.8% in Y/Y; fueled by the solid increase in client SSD volumes; capacity shipped grew to 28.75 total exabytes, a 59% rise from 2014.
Samsung showed significant growth throughout the year, finishing with 43.8% unit share for the year - exabyte share reached 49.7%.
SanDisk, Kingston, and Intel were second, third and fourth positions, respectively, with all having a presence in the high volume client SATA SSD market.
In terms of exabyte market share, Samsung finished the year accounting for nearly half of all bits shipped in the world for SSDs; followed by a tie for second place between Intel and SanDisk both at 9.1%.