PCIe SSD: Market Research Report

Date: January 1, 2015
Pages: 196
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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PCIe SSD: Market Research Report
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.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

An Introductory Prelude
PCIe Interface Heats Up Solid-State Drives Market

Table 1. Evolution of SSDs In Terms of Transmission Interfaces and Form Factors
Table 2. Evolution of PCI Express (PCIe) Interface
Table 3. World Enterprise SSD Market (2014 & 2017): Percentage Breakdown of Enterprise SSDs by Interface Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

World Market Outlook

2. MARKET TRENDS, DRIVERS & CHALLENGES

Big Data Drives up Storage Needs Opening up a New Growth Avenue for PCIe SSD
Opportunity Indicator

Table 4. World Big Data Market (2013E & 2018F): Breakdown of Big Data Generated in Exabytes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Mega Datacenter Sprawl Drives Demand for PCIe SSD

Table 5. Percentage Breakdown of Use of SSDs in Datacenters by Interface Type: 2014 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Higher IOPS Fuels Growth for PCIe SSD

Table 6. Random Read IOPS for PCIe SSD, SAS SSD and 15K HDD Drives: A Comparison
Table 7. Approximate Cost Per IOPS (In US$) for PCIe SSD, SAS SSD, 15K HDD Drives: A Comparison (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rise in Cloud Computing Infrastructures Benefits the Market
Bridged PCIe SSD: Uncut Diamond or Fool’s Gold
Interface Limitations of SATA: A Business Case for PCIe SSD
NVMe Specification to Drive Growth in PCIe SSD Market
New 2. 5inch PCIe SSD Form Factor to Boost Adoption
Data Tiering Storage Architecture Boosts Adoption of SSD &PCIe SSD Drives
PCIe SSD Performance Advantage to Drive Efficiency in Enterprise Storage Segment
Tech Savvy Users to Drive Demand In Consumer Market
Digital Media Industry Provides Opportunities for Growth
SSD Technology in the Industrial Sector
OLTP Transactions Boosts Prospects for PCIe SSD Drives
Data Explosion Triggers Upgrades & Generates Replacement Demand Opportunities in the Market
Technology Developments: Spearheading Market Growth
PCIe G2 Offers High Transmission Speed
Apacer Develops M. 2 PCIeSSD and mPDM Interfaces
Apple Develops New Mac Pro PCIe SSD
Developing Countries: The Focal Point for Future Growth
Market Challenges
Lack of Adequate Standardization Inhibits Growth
Premium Cost Prevents Mass Market Adoption
Developments in Rival SSD Technologies Dilute PCIe SSD Advantage
Intense Competition and Consolidation Activity Marks PCIe SSD Market

Table 8. World Solid State Drive (SSD) Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Vendor (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World Enterprise Grade Solid State Drive (SSD) Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Vendor (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. DATA STORAGE & SSDS: A COMPLIMENTARY REVIEW

Digital Data Explosion Throws the Focus on Storage
Why Data Storage is an Indispensable IT Need?
Solid-State Storage Media: The Next Generation of Storage

Table 10. SSD evolution (1995-2008)

Key Opportunity Indicators:

Table 11. Global Enterprise SSD Interface Market (2010, 2012 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of SSD Interface Revenue by Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. Global Market for Enterprise Grade Server SSD (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Interface Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. Global Market for Enterprise Grade Storage SSD (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Interface Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

SSDs: Will They Replace HDDs?
Competition in the SSD Market

Table 14. World Solid State Drive (SSD) Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Vendor (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Flash-based SSDs: The Most Popular Type of SSDs
HDD V/S SSD Drives: A Comparative Analysis
Power Draw / Battery Life
Operating System Boot Times
Noise
Vibration
Heat Generation
Failure Rate
File Copy/Write Speed
File Opening Speed
Magnetism
Capacity
Cost
Conclusion

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

PCIe SSD: Definition& Overview
PCIe Solid State Cards (SSC):
PCIe Solid State Drives (SSD):
Single Level Cell (SLC)
Multi Level Cell (MLC)
Enterprise MLC (eMLC)
Advantages of PCIe SSD
Least Latency
Enhanced Efficiency
Low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Scalability
Disadvantages/Demerits of PCIe SSD
PCIe SSD - A Regressive Trend
Cost
Degradation of Performance
Complicated Management
Application Use Cases

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

Samsung to Launch 3. 2TB (terabyte) PCIe SSD
Marvell Unveils 88SS1093 NVMe SSD controller
BiTMICRO Unveils MAXio E-Series PCIe SSDs
HGST Launches NVMe-Compliant PCIe SSDs
Intel Unveils Powerful SSDs for Big Data Era
LSI Unveils Nytro MegaRAID 8140-8e8i PCIe Flash Card
LSI and Oracle Unveil Dynamic Logical Capacity Technology
OCZ Unveils New Z-Drive 4500 PCIe SSD Series
STEC Introduces 2TB PCIe and SAS Solid-State Drives
OCZ Technology Group to Introduce Vector SSD Series for PCIe Interfaces
Intel Unveils Intel Solid-State Drive 525 Series
ASUS TeK Computer Unveils ROG RAIDR Express Solid-state Storage Device
Marvell Technology Group Launches Marvell DragonFly NVDRIVE
Samsung Launches PCIe-based SSD for Ultrabooks
LSI Unveils Nytro PCIe SSDs
Micron Launches New PCIe I/O Accelerator
Apricorn Unveils Velocity Solo X2
Biwin to Introduce PCI Express-Based Solid State Drive
Marvell and OCZ Technology Introduce Z-Drive R5 PCIexpress Storage Solution
NexGen Expands NexGen n5 Storage Systems Line
LSI Unveils NytroMegaRAID Range of PCI Express Solid-state Drive Cards
RunCore Innovation Technology Launches RunCoreKylin III PCIe Solid-state Drive
SanDisk Rolls Out Lightning PCI Express Solid State Accelerator Cards
Other World Computing Unveils OWC Mercury Accelsior
Intel Launches 910 Series PCIe Solid State Drive
OCZ Technology Group Rolls Out Z-Drive R4 CloudServ PCI Express Flash Storage Solution
Virident Systems Launches FlashMAX II PCIe Solid-State Drive
Marvell Technology Group Introduces DragonFly Platform

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

SANDISK Takes Over Fusion-io
Avago Technologies Takes Over LSI
Violin Memory Inks Agreement with SK hynix
BiTMICRO Selects RunCore for BiTMICROOnBoard Program
Seagate Technology Enters into Partnership with Virident Systems
Sonnet Technologies Upgrades Tempo SSD and Tempo SSD Pro PCIe SSD Cards
Western Digital Takes Over sTec
Western Digital Takes Over Virident
NVM Express Work Group Introduces NVMe 1. 1 Specification
EMC to Integrate WarpDrive PCIe SSDs Range of LSI
Virident Systems Partners with Colfax International
OCZ Technology Group Inks Distribution Agreement with SED International
Proximal Data Collaborates with Micron Technology
Nippon Rad Selects Z-Drive R4 PCIe SSD of OCZ Technology Group for Pedicss PC Platform
BiTMICRO Develops maxIOPCIe SSD
IBM Acquires Texas Memory Systems
SanDisk Takes Over FlashSoft
Micron Technology Acquires VirtenSys
OCZ Technology Group Takes Over SANRAD
LSI Acquires SandForce
Dell Deploys Micron Technology's 2. 5-Inch EnterprisePCIe SSD
Avnet Embedded Extends Distribution Agreement with OCZ Technology Group
LSI Collaborates with Cisco and EMC
Texas Memory Systems Partners with NEVEX Virtual Technologies
Cisco Enters into Partnership with Fusion-io
SanDisk Collaborates with Virident Systems
Teledyne Technologies Acquires LeCroy

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

BiTMICRO Networks, Inc. (USA)
EMC Corporation (USA)
Fujitsu Technology Solutions (Germany)
Foremay, Inc. (USA)
HGST, Inc. (USA)
Intel Corporation (USA)
IBM Corporation (USA)
LSI Corporation (USA)
Micron Technology, Inc. (USA)
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (USA)
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (USA)
RUNCORE Innovation Technology CO, LTD. (China)
SanDisk Corporation (USA)
Fusion-io, Inc. (USA)
SMART Modular Technologies (USA)
Violin Memory, Inc. (USA)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)
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)

4A. FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Fujitsu Technology Solutions – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

4C. ITALY

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

4E. SPAIN

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)
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)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Product Launch
Runcore Innovation Technology Co, Ltd. – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

5B. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Product Launches
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

6. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

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)
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)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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