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Market Insight: Preparing for the SSD Rise and HDD Demise

Published: 09 August 2018

ID: G00363994

Analyst(s): John Monroe , Joseph Unsworth


Relentless innovation has enabled NAND flash to increasingly displace HDD technology across most applications, except archive. Technology product managers at OEMs must understand the timelines of displacement and evolution of SSD technology to succeed with semiconductor-based technology.

Table Of Contents


Background and Context

  • NAND Flash, HDD and Storage Assumptions

The Impact


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