TECH SUPPLIER Jul 2022 - Market Forecast - Doc # US49296622

Worldwide Hard Disk Drive Component Forecast, 2022–2026

By:

Edward Burns
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Table of Contents

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Worldwide Hard Disk Drive Read/Write Recording Head Shipments Snapshot for Select Markets

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Table: Worldwide HDD Component Shipments by Form Factor, 2021–2026 (M)

Key HDD Component Market Forecast Assumptions for 2021–2026

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

Continued Shift to the Cloud, Driving Growth in Cloud Service Provider Hyperscale Datacenter HDD Demand

Data Growth Driving the Demand for Higher-Capacity HDDs in Enterprise Datacenters

Lack of Cost-Competitive Random-Access Storage Technology Alternatives to HDDs for Enterprise Datacenters

Inhibitors

Data Compression and Storage Efficiency Improvements

Personal Compute Supply Chain Participants and OEMs Pushing More Rapid Decline in Use of HDDs in New Mobile and Desktop PCs

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Table: Worldwide HDD Recording Head Shipments, 2017–2026: Comparison of July 2021 and July 2022 Forecasts (M)

Figure: Worldwide HDD Recording Head Shipments, 2017–2026: Comparison of July 2021 and July 2022 Forecasts

Table: Worldwide HDD Disk Media Shipments, 2017–2026: Comparison of July 2021 and July 2022 Forecasts (M)

Figure: Worldwide HDD Disk Media Shipments, 2017–2026: Comparison of July 2021 and July 2022 Forecasts

Market Definition

Methodology

IDC's Worldwide HDD Component Research and Data Modeling Process

Related Research

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