Oversupply to continue affecting NAND flash prices
December 14, 2020The percentage distribution of 2021 NAND Flash bit demand by application currently shows that client SSD accounts for 31%, enterprise SSD 20%, eMMC/UFS 41%, and NAND wafer 8%, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
NAND Flash revenue for 3Q20 up by only 0.3% QoQ due to weak server sales
November 26, 2020Total NAND Flash revenue reached USD 14.5 billion in 3Q20, a 0.3% increase QoQ, while total NAND Flash bit shipment rose by 9% QoQ, but the ASP fell by 9% QoQ, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Kingston, ADATA, Tigo take the top among global SSD module makers
October 29, 2020The total worldwide shipments of branded SSDs bound for the channel (retail) market in 2019 reached 131 million units, showing an increase of almost 60% from 2018, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
NAND Flash revenue Rises 6.5% QoQ in 2Q20
August 27, 2020The NAND Flash industry benefitted from strong demand for PCs and servers in 2Q20 as the COVID-19 pandemic caused a demand surge for cloud services and technologies that are related to working from home, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
NAND Flash Revenue Undergoes 8.3% QoQ Growth in 1Q20
May 25, 2020NAND Flash bit shipment in 1Q20 was relatively on par with 4Q19, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce. The overall ASP of NAND Flash products also climbed during the period. As a result, the global NAND Flash revenue for the quarter went up by 8.3% QoQ to USD 13.6 billion.
1Q20 NAND Flash price is projected to continue rising
January 03, 2020According to the latest analysis by the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce, the contract price of client SSD has fallen for seven consecutive quarters until 2Q19 from peak price, to barely above the price of HDD.
Kingston is the clear leader among branded SSD module makers
October 16, 2018DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, announces the global ranking of SSD module makers (NAND Flash manufacturers excluded) for 2017 based on the shipments of their own-branded SSD products in the channel market.
Toshiba Memory and WDC opens new memory fab
September 19, 2018Toshiba Memory Corporation and Western Digital have officially opened a new semiconductor fabrication facility, Fab 6, and Memory R&D Center, at its Yokkaichi operations in Mie Prefecture, Japan.
Global memory market likely to reshuffle with UMC win
July 04, 2018United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) filed a lawsuit against Micron Technology subsidiaries in China for patent infringements in January 2018, and demanded a compensation of RMB 270 million (USD 40.7 million).
Western Digital hits back at some of Toshiba's claims
October 11, 2017The company has seen what it believes to de series of inaccurate statements and mischaracterizations regarding Western Digital, SanDisk, the NAND flash-memory JV’s, and has decided to set the record straight.
WDC's Sandisk subsidiaries initiate new arbitration proceedings against Toshiba
September 21, 2017Western Digital says that several of its SanDisk subsidiaries have filed an additional Request for Arbitration with the ICC International Court of Arbitration related to three NAND flash-memory JVs operated with Toshiba.
Another big acquisition on its way – SanDisk exploring sale?
October 14, 2015US chipmaker Micron, and storage solutions company Western Digital Corp, are reportedly in talks with SanDisk about a possible acquisition.
Thai floods continue to impact HDD manufacturing
February 13, 2012Thai floods continue to impact hard drive manufacturing, with high prices and short supplies lingering.
Western Digital to be dominant Hard Drive makerLoad more news
March 08, 2011With its purchase of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), Western Digital Corp. (WDC) will pad its lead in the global HDD market, giving it nearly double the market share of No. 2 supplier Seagate Technology LLC.