Intel dominates the market for enterprise-class SSDS
Experts DRAMeXchange summed up the first quarter on the enterprise SSD market. It turned out that despite the seasonal factors of supply of these products increased compared to the previous quarter by 3-4% and amounted to about 6 million units. Share models of corporate class in the total shipments of SSD exceeds 10%. The demand in this segment is defined by major customers, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, which designed and will mount the solid-state drives your data centers.
The leader among the providers is the company Intel, a few stragglers with the development of models that use memory 3D NAND. However, the price maneuver allowed her to keep the leadership, and the beginning of the massive supply of SSD memory 3D NAND in the first quarter, the share of Intel again exceeded 40%.
Second place is Samsung, which is rapidly increasing its share, which for the quarter was 25%.
Closes the top three Western Digital with the purchase of SanDisk which took more than 20% of the enterprise SSD market, helped by a strong position of Western Digital in the markets storage systems and enterprise systems.
The share of other market participants do not exceed 5%.