Global Ranking of Branded SSD Module Makers for 2017

DRAMeXchange, 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. Kingston, ADATA, and Tigo took the top three positions in the ranking, with market shares of 23%, 8%, and 7% respectively.

According to DRAMeXchange, the global shipments of SSD products in the channel market recorded a total of 55 million units in 2017, which represented a decrease of 3-4% compared with 2016 shipments. The total annual SSD shipments from all branded NAND Flash manufacturers (including Samsung, Toshiba, WDC, Micron, SK Hynix, Intel and so on) fell by nearly 10% YoY in 2017, whereas the total annual SSD shipments from all memory module makers grew by 2-3% YoY for the same year. Branded NAND Flash manufacturers jointly accounted for 40% of the global SSD shipments for 2017, while the other 60% was contributed by memory module makers.