Performance and mobility requirements to boost SSD market above $5 billion in 2011, says IDC

  • Once relegated to high-end niche applications, solid state drives (SSDs) are poised to go mainstream as advances in solid state memory technology and dipping price points drive worldwide SSD adoption, according to IDC. The research firm indicated that performance and mobility-related requirements will propel SSD revenues from US$373 million in 2006 to US$5.4 billion in 2011, a healthy 71% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

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