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Worldwide USB Flash Drive Market Forecast Trends: 2001-2007

Published: 07 October 2003

ID: G00117431

Analyst(s): Joseph Unsworth

Summary

Universal serial bus flash drive revenue is forecast to grow about 126 percent in 2003. Sustained growth is expected through 2007, as consumer education encourages its proliferation across multiple applications.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • Introduction
    • Methodology
  • USB Flash Drive Overview
  • USB Flash Drive Market Dynamics
    • NAND Flash Component Market Dynamics and Influence
    • USB Flash Drive Market Outlook
    • Capacity Trends
  • OEM and Retail Channels
  • USB Flash Drive Competitive Environment
    • Alternatives for Data Storage
    • Alternatives for Data Transfer
  • Applications
    • Laptop and Desktop Computers
    • Consumer Applications
    • Other Applications
  • Security
    • User Authentication
    • Encryption
    • Access Control
  • Regional Snapshot
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective
  • Report Glossary

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