PCIE SSD - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for PCIe SSD in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a four-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 36 companies including many key and niche players such as -

BiTMICRO Networks, Inc.
EMC Corporation
Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Foremay, Inc.
HGST, Inc.


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Price: $4950
Companies: 36
Pages: 196
Date: January 2015
Market Data Tables: 51
Status: * New Report

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   An Introductory Prelude.....II-11$100
   PCIe Interface Heats Up Solid-State Drives Market.....II-2 1$100
   Table 1: Evolution of SSDs In Terms of Transmission Interfaces and Form Factors.....II-3

Table 2: Evolution of PCI Express (PCIe) Interface.....II-3
1$350
   Table 3: World Enterprise SSD Market (2014 & 2017): Percentage Breakdown of Enterprise SSDs by Interface Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-4
World Market Outlook.....II-4
1$350
   Big Data Drives up Storage Needs Opening up a New Growth Avenue for PCIe SSD.....II-51$100
   Opportunity Indicator.....II-6
Table 4: World Big Data Market (2013E & 2018F): Breakdown of Big Data Generated in Exabytes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
Mega Datacenter Sprawl Drives Demand for PCIe SSD.....II-6
2$350
   Table 5: Percentage Breakdown of Use of SSDs in Datacenters by Interface Type: 2014 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
Higher IOPS Fuels Growth for PCIe SSD.....II-8
1$350
   Table 6: Random Read IOPS for PCIe SSD, SAS SSD and 15K HDD Drives: A Comparison.....II-9

Table 7: Approximate Cost Per IOPS (In US$) for PCIe SSD, SAS SSD, 15K HDD Drives: A Comparison (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9
Rise in Cloud Computing Infrastructures Benefits the Market.....II-9
1$350
   Bridged PCIe SSD: Uncut Diamond or Fool’s Gold.....II-10
Interface Limitations of SATA: A Business Case for PCIe SSD.....II-10
1$100
   NVMe Specification to Drive Growth in PCIe SSD Market.....II-111$100
   New 2.5inch PCIe SSD Form Factor to Boost Adoption.....II-12
Data Tiering Storage Architecture Boosts Adoption of SSD &PCIe SSD Drives.....II-12
1$100
   PCIe SSD Performance Advantage to Drive Efficiency in Enterprise Storage
  Segment.....II-13
Tech Savvy Users to Drive Demand In Consumer Market.....II-13
Digital Media Industry Provides Opportunities for Growth.....II-13
1$100
   SSD Technology in the Industrial Sector.....II-14
OLTP Transactions Boosts Prospects for PCIe SSD Drives.....II-14
1$100
   Data Explosion Triggers Upgrades & Generates Replacement Demand Opportunities in the
  Market.....II-15
Technology Developments: Spearheading Market Growth.....II-15
1$100
   PCIe G2 Offers High Transmission Speed.....II-16
Apacer Develops M.2 PCIeSSD and mPDM Interfaces.....II-16
Apple Develops New Mac Pro PCIe SSD.....II-16
Developing Countries: The Focal Point for Future Growth.....II-16
1$100
   Market Challenges.....II-17
Lack of Adequate Standardization Inhibits Growth.....II-17
Premium Cost Prevents Mass Market Adoption.....II-17
Developments in Rival SSD Technologies Dilute PCIe SSD Advantage.....II-17
1$100
   Intense Competition and Consolidation Activity Marks PCIe SSD Market.....II-18 1$100
   Table 8: World Solid State Drive (SSD) Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Vendor (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19

Table 9: World Enterprise Grade Solid State Drive (SSD) Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Vendor (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19
1$350
   Digital Data Explosion Throws the Focus on Storage.....II-20
Why Data Storage is an Indispensable IT Need?.....II-20
1$100
   Solid-State Storage Media: The Next Generation of Storage.....II-21 2$200
   Table 10: SSD evolution (1995-2008).....II-23
Key Opportunity Indicators:.....II-23
Table 11: Global Enterprise SSD Interface Market (2010, 2012 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of SSD Interface Revenue by Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23
1$350
   Table 12: Global Market for Enterprise Grade Server SSD (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Interface Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-24

Table 13: Global Market for Enterprise Grade Storage SSD (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Interface Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-24
1$350
   SSDs: Will They Replace HDDs?.....II-25
Competition in the SSD Market.....II-25
1$100
   Table 14: World Solid State Drive (SSD) Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Vendor (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-26
Flash-based SSDs: The Most Popular Type of SSDs.....II-26
HDD V/S SSD Drives: A Comparative Analysis.....II-26
1$350
   Power Draw / Battery Life.....II-27
Operating System Boot Times.....II-27
Noise .....II-27
Vibration.....II-27
Heat Generation.....II-27
Failure Rate.....II-27
File Copy/Write Speed.....II-27
1$100
   File Opening Speed.....II-28
Magnetism.....II-28
Capacity.....II-28
Cost .....II-28
Conclusion.....II-28
1$100
   PCIe SSD: Definition& Overview.....II-29
PCIe Solid State Cards (SSC):.....II-29
1$100
   PCIe Solid State Drives (SSD):.....II-30
Single Level Cell (SLC).....II-30
1$100
   Multi Level Cell (MLC).....II-31
Enterprise MLC (eMLC).....II-31
Advantages of PCIe SSD.....II-31
Least Latency.....II-31
Enhanced Efficiency.....II-31
1$100
   Low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).....II-32
Scalability.....II-32
Disadvantages/Demerits of PCIe SSD.....II-32
PCIe SSD - A Regressive Trend.....II-32
Cost .....II-32
Degradation of Performance.....II-32
1$100
   Complicated Management.....II-33
Application Use Cases.....II-33
1$100
   Samsung to Launch 3.2TB (terabyte) PCIe SSD.....II-34
Marvell Unveils 88SS1093 NVMe SSD controller.....II-34
BiTMICRO Unveils MAXio E-Series PCIe SSDs.....II-34
HGST Launches NVMe-Compliant PCIe SSDs.....II-34
Intel Unveils Powerful SSDs for Big Data Era.....II-34
LSI Unveils Nytro MegaRAID 8140-8e8i PCIe Flash Card.....II-34
LSI and Oracle Unveil Dynamic Logical Capacity Technology.....II-34
1$100
   OCZ Unveils New Z-Drive 4500 PCIe SSD Series.....II-35
STEC Introduces 2TB PCIe and SAS Solid-State Drives.....II-35
OCZ Technology Group to Introduce Vector SSD Series for PCIe Interfaces.....II-35
Intel Unveils Intel® Solid-State Drive 525 Series.....II-35
ASUS TeK Computer Unveils ROG RAIDR Express Solid-state Storage Device.....II-35
Marvell Technology Group Launches Marvell® DragonFly™ NVDRIVE.....II-35
Samsung Launches PCIe-based SSD for Ultrabooks.....II-35
LSI Unveils Nytro PCIe SSDs.....II-35
1$100
   Micron Launches New PCIe I/O Accelerator.....II-36
Apricorn Unveils Velocity Solo X2.....II-36
Biwin to Introduce PCI Express-Based Solid State Drive.....II-36
Marvell and OCZ Technology Introduce Z-Drive R5 PCIexpress Storage Solution.....II-36
NexGen Expands NexGen n5 Storage Systems Line.....II-36
LSI Unveils NytroMegaRAID Range of PCI Express Solid-state Drive Cards.....II-36
RunCore Innovation Technology Launches RunCoreKylin III PCIe Solid-state Drive.....II-36
SanDisk Rolls Out Lightning® PCI Express Solid State Accelerator Cards.....II-36
1$100
   Other World Computing Unveils OWC Mercury Accelsior.....II-37
Intel Launches 910 Series PCIe Solid State Drive.....II-37
OCZ Technology Group Rolls Out Z-Drive R4 CloudServ PCI Express Flash Storage
  Solution.....II-37
Virident Systems Launches FlashMAX II PCIe Solid-State Drive.....II-37
Marvell Technology Group Introduces DragonFly Platform.....II-37
1$100
   SANDISK Takes Over Fusion-io.....II-38
Avago Technologies Takes Over LSI.....II-38
Violin Memory Inks Agreement with SK hynix.....II-38
BiTMICRO® Selects RunCore for BiTMICROOnBoard™ Program.....II-38
Seagate Technology Enters into Partnership with Virident Systems.....II-38
Sonnet Technologies Upgrades Tempo™ SSD and Tempo SSD Pro PCIe SSD Cards.....II-38
Western Digital Takes Over sTec.....II-38
1$100
   Western Digital Takes Over Virident.....II-39
NVM Express Work Group Introduces NVMe 1.1 Specification.....II-39
EMC to Integrate WarpDrive PCIe SSDs Range of LS I.....II-39
Virident Systems Partners with Colfax International.....II-39
OCZ Technology Group Inks Distribution Agreement with SED International.....II-39
Proximal Data Collaborates with Micron Technology.....II-39
Nippon Rad Selects Z-Drive R4 PCIe SSD of OCZ Technology Group for Pedicss PC
  Platform.....II-39
1$100
   BiTMICRO® Develops maxIOPCIe SSD.....II-40
IBM Acquires Texas Memory Systems.....II-40
SanDisk Takes Over FlashSoft.....II-40
Micron Technology Acquires VirtenSys.....II-40
OCZ Technology Group Takes Over SANRAD.....II-40
LSI Acquires SandForce.....II-40
Dell Deploys Micron Technology's 2.5-Inch EnterprisePCIe SSD.....II-40
Avnet Embedded Extends Distribution Agreement with OCZ Technology Group.....II-40
1$100
   LSI Collaborates with Cisco and EMC.....II-41
Texas Memory Systems Partners with NEVEX Virtual Technologies.....II-41
Cisco Enters into Partnership with Fusion-io.....II-41
SanDisk Collaborates with Virident Systems.....II-41
Teledyne Technologies Acquires LeCroy.....II-41
1$100
   BiTMICRO Networks, Inc. (USA).....II-42
EMC Corporation (USA).....II-42
Fujitsu Technology Solutions (Germany).....II-42
1$100
   Foremay, Inc. (USA).....II-43
HGST, Inc. (USA).....II-43
1$100
   Intel Corporation (USA).....II-44
IBM Corporation (USA).....II-44
LSI Corporation (USA).....II-44
1$100
   Micron Technology, Inc. (USA).....II-45
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (USA).....II-45
1$100
   OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (USA).....II-46
RUNCORE Innovation Technology CO, LTD. (China).....II-46
SanDisk Corporation (USA).....II-46
1$100
   Fusion-io, Inc. (USA).....II-47
SMART Modular Technologies (USA).....II-47
Violin Memory, Inc. (USA).....II-47
1$100
   Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 Through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-481$350
   Table 16: World Historic Review for PCIe SSD by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-491$350
   Table 17: World 11-Year Perspective for PCIe SSD Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-501$350
   Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-511$350
   Table 19: World Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-521$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
Product Launches.....III-1
3$225
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-43$225
   Key Players.....III-76$450
   B. Market Analytics.....III-13
Table 20: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13
1$200
   Table 21: US Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-141$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-15
Current & Future Analysis.....III-15
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-15
B. Market Analytics.....III-15
Table 22: Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
1$200
   Table 23: Canada Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-161$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-17
Current & Future Analysis.....III-17
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-17
B. Market Analytics.....III-17
Table 24: Japan Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17
1$200
   Table 25: Japan Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-181$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-19
Current & Future Analysis.....III-19
B. Market Analytics.....III-19
Table 26: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD by Geographic Region/ Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
1$200
   Table 27: Europe Historic Review for PCIe SSD by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-201$200
   Table 28: Europe 11-Year Perspective for PCIe SSD Market by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Shipments for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2010, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-211$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-22
Current & Future Analysis.....III-22
B. Market Analytics.....III-22
Table 29: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$200
   Table 30: French Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-231$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-24
Current & Future Analysis.....III-24
Fujitsu Technology Solutions – A Key Player.....III-24
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-25
Table 31: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25

Table 32: German Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-26
Current & Future Analysis.....III-26
B. Market Analytics.....III-26
Table 33: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26
1$200
   Table 34: Italian Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-271$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-28
Current & Future Analysis.....III-28
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-28
B. Market Analytics.....III-28
Table 35: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
1$200
   Table 36: UK Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-30
Current & Future Analysis.....III-30
B. Market Analytics.....III-30
Table 37: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
1$200
   Table 38: Spanish Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-311$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-32
Current & Future Analysis.....III-32
B. Market Analytics.....III-32
Table 39: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
1$200
   Table 40: Russian Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-331$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-34
Current & Future Analysis.....III-34
B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 41: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
1$200
   Table 42: Rest of Europe Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-36
Current & Future Analysis.....III-36
B. Market Analytics.....III-36
Table 43: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD by Geographic Region/Country - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
1$200
   Table 44: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for PCIe SSD by Geographic Region/Country - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   Table 45: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for PCIe SSD Market by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Shipments for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2010, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-381$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-39
Current & Future Analysis.....III-39
Product Launch.....III-39
Runcore Innovation Technology Co, Ltd. – A Key Player.....III-39
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-40
Table 46: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$200
   Table 47: Chinese Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-411$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-42
Current & Future Analysis.....III-42
Product Launches.....III-42
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-43
Table 48: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Unit Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
1$200
   Table 49: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-441$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-45
Current & Future Analysis.....III-45
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-45
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-46
Table 50: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Unit Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
1$200
   Table 51: Rest of World Historic Review for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-471$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 36 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 37)

Region/Country Players

The United States 23 Europe 3 Germany 1 Rest of Europe 2 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 11
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