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Global Memory Market to Suffer if North Korea Attacked the SouthSmartphones and PCs would be severely impacted; entire electronics chain would convulseApril 30, 2013
A worst-case scenario in which North Korea attacks its neighbor to the south and engulfs the region in war would inflict devastating damage to the global electronics supply chain, ravaging top memory producers Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix while crippling devices like smartphones and PCs. Fully 66 percent of industry revenue for the dynamic random access memory (DRAM) market, as well as 48 percent of total NAND flash revenue, belonged in 2012 to just the two South Korean memory titans.
NOR Prospects Still Down This Year, But Key Growth Areas Hold HopeRevenue is projected to shrink in 2013 as industry players reorient strategiesFebruary 19, 2013
The NOR segment of the flash memory industry will continue to suffer declines as revenue is projected to fall for a second consecutive year in 2013, according to an IHS iSuppli Flash Dynamics market brief from information and analytics provider IHS.
Revenue in 2013 for the NOR industry is forecast to dip to $3.40 billion, down from $3.47 billion last year and $4.34 billion in 2011. Revenue will contract a further 5 percent next year before starting to pick up in 2015 and 2016. Shipments this year, however, will rise to 4.83 billion units from 4.64 billion in 2012, as more NOR-enabled products help to mitigate the revenue drop.
Taiwanese Suffer Greatly Diluted Presence in Global DRAM MarketWafer allocations will take away huge chunk of capacityFebruary 06, 2013
The loss or reallocation of Taiwanese-branded dynamic random access memory (DRAM) wafer capacity will cause a shift this year in the global DRAM market, diluting the Taiwanese stamp but boosting the potential production capacity of other players like U.S.-based Micron Technology, according to an IHS iSuppli DRAM Dynamics brief from information and analytics provider IHS.
Taiwanese-branded DRAM capacity will amount to just 135,000 wafers per month (WPM) when the final quarter rolls around at the end of this year. Nanya Technology will account for about 60,000 WPM, with the rest divvied up among smaller Taiwanese producers such as Winbond Electronics and ProMOS.
Hard Drive Shipments Rebound to Record Level in 2012September 27, 2012A year after the Thailand flooding disaster partially derailed production, the global hard disk drive (HDD) industry has fully recovered, with shipments to the computer market expected to hit a record level this year, driven by the enterprise market as well as the arrival of the Windows 8 operating system.
HDD shipments in 2012 for the overall computer market, including PCs, are forecast to reach 524.0 million units, up 4.3 percent from 502.5 million units last year, according to an IHS iSuppli Storage Space Market Brief from information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS).
Spansion Overtakes Micron in NOR Revenue for First Time Since 2009Overall NOR revenue to $837 million in Q2September 04, 2012Spansion Inc. during the second quarter surpassed NOR flash revenue leader Micron Technology Inc. for the first time in three years, as the once-bankrupt company demonstrated strength in several memory-related efforts during the period, according to an IHS iSuppli Mobile & Embedded Memory market brief from information and analytics provider IHS.
California-based Spansion for the second quarter came in ahead of guidance with $233 million in revenue, up from $219 million in the earlier quarter. It was the first time that Spansion headed industry revenue since the first quarter of 2009, and its return to the top sent former leader Micron, of Idaho, tumbling to the runner-up spot. Micron, in tandem with the operations of Numonyx—its 2010 acquisition—counted revenue estimated at $217 million, down from $221 million.
The other major players of the NOR flash market included Macronix International with $120 million, up from $105 million; Winbond Electronics Corp. with $95 million, up from $76 million; and Eon Silicon Solution with $24 million, down from $25 million. The three are headquartered in Taiwan.
Thailand Flooding Helps Seagate Move into First Place in Hard Drive Market in Fourth QuarterFebruary 29, 2012Seagate Technology LLC recaptured the lead in hard disk drive (HDD) shipments during the fourth quarter of 2011, ousting Western Digital Corp., which suffered heavy losses in the devastating Thailand floods last year.
In the final quarter of 2011, Seagate shipped 46.9 million HDD units worldwide, compared to 28.5 million for archrival Western Digital, according to an IHS iSuppli Storage Space Market Brief from information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS).
Seagate Nabs Top Spot Again in Hard Disk Drive Shipments for Q4Unscathed by Thailand ﬂoods, Seagate overtakes former leader Western DigitalFebruary 27, 2012Seagate Technology recaptured the lead in hard disk drive (HDD) shipments during the fourth quarter of 2011, ousting Western Digital Corp. after seven quarters at the top, following heavy losses by the former market leader in the devastating Thailand ﬂoods last year, according to an IHS iSuppli Storage Space brief from information and analysis provider IHS.