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 North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. 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 41 companies including many key and niche players such as -

BiTMICRO Networks, Inc.
Dell Inc.
EMC Corporation
Fusion-io, Inc.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions


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Price : $4500
Companies : 41
Pages : 151
Date : April 2013
Market Data Tables : 15

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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  
   A Prelude.....II-11$100
   Key Market Trends, Drivers & Challenges.....II-2
Big Data Drives up Storage Needs Opening up a New Growth Avenue for PCIe SSD.....II-2
1$100
   Opportunity Indicator.....II-3
Table 1: World Big Data Market (2013E & 2018F): Breakdown of Big Data Generated in Exabytes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
Growing Number of Datacenters Spurs Demand for PCIe SSD.....II-3
1$350
   Higher IOPS Fuels Growth for PCIe SSD.....II-4 1$100
   Table 2: Random Read IOPS for PCIe SSD, SAS SSD and 15K HDD Drives: A Comparison.....II-5

Table 3: Approximate Cost Per IOPS (In US$) for PCIe SSD, SAS SSD, 15K HDD Drives: A Comparison (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
Rise in Cloud Computing Infrastructures Benefits the Market.....II-5
1$350
   Bridged PCIe SSD: Uncut Diamond or Fool’s Gold.....II-6
Interface Limitations of SATA: A Business Case for PCIe SSD.....II-6
1$100
   NVMe Specification to Drive Growth in PCIe SSD Market.....II-71$100
   New 2.5inch PCIe SSD Form Factor to Boost Adoption.....II-8
Data Tiering Storage Architecture Boosts Adoption of SSD & PCIe SSD Drives.....II-8
1$100
   PCIe SSD Performance Advantage to Drive Efficiency in Enterprise Storage
  Segment.....II-9
Tech Savvy Users to Drive Demand in Consumer Market.....II-9
Digital Media Industry Provides Business Opportunities for Growth.....II-9
1$100
   OLTP Transactions Boosts Prospects for PCIE SSD Drives.....II-10
Lack of Adequate Standardization Inhibits Growth.....II-10
1$100
   Premium Cost Prevents Mass Market Adoption.....II-11
Developments in Rival SSD Technologies Dilute PCIE SSD Advantage.....II-11
Market Outlook.....II-11
Decline in IT Spending in Europe to Dampen Growth in 2013.....II-11
1$100
   World Market Outlook.....II-121$100
   Data Storage: A Critical Organizational Requirement.....II-13
Solid-State Storage Media: The Next Generation of Storage.....II-13
1$100
   Solid-State Drives (SSD) Grow in Popularity.....II-14 1$100
   Table 4: Global Enterprise SSD Interface Market (2010, 2012 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of SSD Interface Revenue by Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15

Table 5: Global Market for Enterprise Grade Server SSD (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Interface Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15
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   Table 6: Global Market for Enterprise Grade Storage SSD (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Interface Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
Competition in the SSD Market.....II-16
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   Table 7: Global SSD Market (2012): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
Flash-based SSDs: The Most Popular Type of SSDs.....II-17
HDD V/S SSD Drives: A Comparative Analysis.....II-17
1$350
   Power Draw / Battery Life.....II-18
Operating System Boot Times.....II-18
Noise.....II-18
Vibration.....II-18
Heat Generation.....II-18
Failure Rate.....II-18
File Copy/ Write Speed.....II-18
1$100
   File Opening Speed.....II-19
Magnetism.....II-19
Capacity.....II-19
Cost.....II-19
Conclusion.....II-19
SSDs: Will They Replace HDDs?.....II-19
2$200
   PCIe SSD: Definition& Overview.....II-21
PCIe Solid State Cards (SSC).....II-21
1$100
   PCIe Solid State Drives (SSD).....II-22
Single Level Cell (SLC).....II-22
1$100
   Multi Level Cell (MLC).....II-23
Enterprise MLC (eMLC).....II-23
Advantages.....II-23
Least Latency.....II-23
Enhanced Efficiency.....II-23
1$100
   Low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).....II-24
Scalability.....II-24
Demerits.....II-24
PCIe SSD - A Regressive Trend.....II-24
Cost.....II-24
Degradation of Performance.....II-24
1$100
   Complicated Management.....II-25
Application Use Cases.....II-25
1$100
   STEC Introduces 2TB PCIe and SAS Solid-State Drives.....II-261$100
   OCZ Technology Group to Introduce Vector SSD Series for PCIe Interfaces.....II-27
Intel Unveils Intel® Solid-State Drive 525 Series.....II-27
1$100
   ASUS TeK Computer Unveils ROG RAIDR Express Solid-state Storage Device.....II-28
Marvell Technology Group Launches Marvell® DragonFlyTM NVDRIVE.....II-28
1$100
   Apricorn Unveils Velocity Solo X2.....II-29
Biwin to Introduce PCI Express-Based Solid State Drive.....II-29
Micron Technology Launches PCIe-Based Solid State Drive.....II-29
1$100
   Marvell and OCZ Technology Introduce Z-Drive R5 PCI Express Storage Solution.....II-30
NexGen Expands NexGen n5 Storage Systems Line.....II-30
1$100
   LSI Unveils NytroMegaRAID Range of PCI Express Solid-state Drive Cards.....II-31
RunCore Innovation Technology Launches RunCore Kylin III PCIe Solid-state
  Drive.....II-31
Marvell Technology Group Introduces DragonFly Platform.....II-31
1$100
   SanDisk Rolls Out Lightning® PCI Express Solid State Accelerator Cards.....II-321$100
   Other World Computing Unveils OWC Mercury Accelsior.....II-33
Intel Launches 910 Series PCIe Solid State Drive.....II-33
1$100
   OCZ Technology Group Rolls Out Z-Drive R4 CloudServ PCI Express Flash Storage
  Solution.....II-34
1$100
   Virident Systems Launches FlashMAX II PCIe Solid-State Drive.....II-35
Marvell Technology Group Introduces DragonFly Platform.....II-35
1$100
   Virident Systems Introduces tachIOn™ PCIe Solid State Drive.....II-36
Netlist Unveils 32GB Mini PCIe SSD.....II-36
1$100
   Micron Technology Introduces RealSSDTM P320h Solid-State Drive Series.....II-37
STEC Introduces PCIe-Based Solid-State Drive.....II-37
1$100
   OCZ Technology Group Introduces VeloDrive PCI-Express Solid State Drive.....II-38
SANRAD Unveils Front Loadable PCIe SSD Accelerators Options in V-Switch Storage
  Devices.....II-38
OCZ Technology Group Introduces Z-Drive Revision 4 PCIe Storage Solutions.....II-38
1$100
   Super Talent Introduces Range of PCIe SSDs.....II-39
Virident Systems Unveils Virident FlashMAX™ MLC Storage Class Memory Solution.....II-39
2$200
   BiTMICRO® Selects RunCore for BiTMICRO OnBoardTM Program.....II-41
Seagate Technology Enters into Partnership with Virident Systems.....II-41
1$100
   Sonnet Technologies Upgrades TempoTM SSD and Tempo SSD Pro PCIe SSD Cards for Booting
  Support in Mac Pro® Computers.....II-42
NVM Express Work Group Introduces NVMe 1.1 Specification.....II-42
1$100
   EMC to Integrate WarpDrive PCIe SSDs Range of LSI.....II-43
Virident Systems and Colfax International Partner to Offer Server Solutions.....II-43
OCZ Technology Group Inks Distribution Agreement with SED International.....II-43
1$100
   Proximal Data Collaborates with Micron Technology.....II-44
Nippon Rad Selects Z-Drive R4 PCIe SSD of OCZ Technology Group for Pedicss PC
  Platform.....II-44
1$100
   BiTMICRO® Develops maxIOPCIe SSD.....II-45
IBM Acquires Texas Memory Systems.....II-45
1$100
   SanDisk Takes Over FlashSoft.....II-46
Micron Technology Acquires VirtenSys.....II-46
1$100
   OCZ Technology Group Takes Over SANRAD.....II-471$100
   LSI Acquires SandForce.....II-48
Dell Deploys Micron Technology's 2.5-Inch Enterprise PCIe SSD.....II-48
1$100
   Avnet Embedded Announces Expanded Distribution Agreement with OCZ Technology
  Group.....II-49
LSI Announces Collaboration with Cisco and EMC.....II-49
Texas Memory Systems and NEVEX Virtual Technologies Enter into Partnership.....II-49
1$100
   Cisco Enters into Partnership with Fusion-io.....II-50
SanDisk Collaborates with Virident Systems to Offer Integrated Storage
  Solution.....II-50
1$100
   Teledyne Technologies Acquires LeCroy.....II-51
SanDisk Takes Over Pliant Technology.....II-51
OCZ Technology Group Acquires Indilinx.....II-51
1$100
   Ciara Technologies Selects RevoDrive 3 X2 PCIe Solid State Drive of OCZ Technology
  Group.....II-52
Integrated Device Technology and Micron Technology Co-develop Single-chip Flash
  Controller with Native PCIe®.....II-52
1$100
   Virident Deploys Virident tachIOn™ SSDs in MySQL Environments.....II-53
Texas Memory Systems to Demonstrate Performance of RamSan-70 PCIe Card.....II-53
BiTMICRO Networks Sets Up Subsidiary in India.....II-53
1$100
   BiTMICRO Networks, Inc. (USA).....II-54
Dell Inc. (USA).....II-54
EMC Corporation (USA).....II-54
1$100
   Fusion-io, Inc.(USA).....II-55
Fujitsu Technology Solutions (Germany).....II-55
Foremay, Inc. (USA).....II-55
1$100
   Intel Corporation (USA).....II-56
IBM Corporation (USA).....II-56
LSI Corporation (USA).....II-56
1$100
   Micron Technology, Inc. (USA).....II-57
Marvell Technology Group Ltd (USA).....II-57
1$100
   OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (USA).....II-58
RUNCORE Innovation Technology CO, LTD. (China).....II-58
SanDisk Corporation (USA).....II-58
1$100
   SMART Modular Technologies (USA).....II-59
STEC, Inc. (USA).....II-59
Violin Memory, Inc. (USA).....II-59
1$100
   Virident Systems Inc. (USA).....II-601$100
   Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market by Geographic Region/Country – USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, China and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-611$350
   Table 9: World 9-Year Perspective for PCIe SSD Market by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Shipments for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, China and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-621$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
Product Launches.....III-1
11$650
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-1211$650
   Key Regional Players.....III-236$450
   B. Market Analytics.....III-29
Table 10: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-29
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-30
Current & Future Analysis.....III-30
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-30
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-31
Table 11: Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-32
Current & Future Analysis.....III-32
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-32
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-33
Table 12: Japan Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-33
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-34
Current & Future Analysis.....III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-34
Key Players.....III-34
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-35
Table 13: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-36
Current & Future Analysis.....III-36
Product launches.....III-36
Strategic corporate developments.....III-36
1$75
   Key Players.....III-371$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-38
Table 14: China Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-39
Current & Future Analysis.....III-39
Product Launches.....III-39
3$225
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-425$375
   B. Market Analytics.....III-47
Table 15: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PCIe SSD Market Analyzed with Annual Unit Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
1$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 41 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 41)

Region/Country Players

The United States 27 Europe 3 Germany 1 Rest of Europe 2 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 11
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