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Research and Markets: Global Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Market Forecasts & Opportunities, 2018

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5jlpdq/global_hard_disk) has announced the addition of the "Global Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

A HDD is a device used to store and retrieve data. A HDD consists of one or more stiff, rapidly rotating disks that are covered with magnetic material; these disks have magnetic heads that can read and write data to and from their surfaces. HDDs are very important devices for the secondary storage of data in computers. They are classified as digital, magnetic, non-volatile, random access, and data storage devices.

There are two types of HDDs: internal and external. An internal HDD resides within a computer and stores the user's software and personal files. An external HDD resides outside a computer and is used when the internal HDD memory does not have sufficient storage capacity.

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global HDD market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales and unit shipments of HDDs for desktops, laptops, notebooks, ultrabooks, enterprise businesses, and consumer electronics such as gaming devices and music players.

This report does not include HDDs for tablets or HDDs used in NAS and SAN, nor does it cover SSDs.

The report also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top three vendors in the market. In addition, the report discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the Global HDD market. It also outlines the challenges faced by vendors and the market at large, as well as the key trends that are emerging in the market.

Key Vendors

  • Seagate Technology plc
  • Toshiba Corp.
  • Western Digital Corp.

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Buffalo Americas Inc.
  • Dell Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard Co.
  • Lenovo Group Ltd.
  • Transcend Information Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. Market Segmentation by End-user
  8. Geographical Segmentation
  9. Key Leading Countries
  10. Buying Criteria
  11. Market Growth Drivers
  12. Drivers and their Impact
  13. Market Challenges
  14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  15. Market Trends
  16. Trends and their Impact
  17. Vendor Landscape
  18. Key Vendor Analysis

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