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Market Share Analysis: Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 04 April 2018

ID: G00353912

Analyst(s): Roger Sheng , Jon Erensen , George Brocklehurst , Bill Ray , Andrew Norwood , Masatsune Yamaji , Alan Priestley , Nolan Reilly , Joseph Unsworth , Tim Mahon


Semiconductor sales saw 21.6% growth in 2017, as the booming memory segment overshadowed other categories and cost Intel its No. 1 position. Technology strategic planners must prepare for a future crash among product and market upheavals.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Memory Overshadows High Growth in Other Segments
  • M&As Aren't Slowing … They Are Just Taking Longer
  • The Internet of Things (IoT) Starts Paying Vendor Dividends
  • Chinese Vendors Outgrow the Market, Again!
  • Shining Star NVIDIA Elevated by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and a Little Help From Cryptocurrencies

Top Vendors Analyzed

Other Notable Vendors

Mergers and Acquisitions

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