Research firm IDC reports sales of solid state disks grew 14 percent to surpass 11 million units in 2009. The company expects sales of solid state disks will grow 54 percent by 2013.
Global solid state drive (SSD) shipments grew 14% to surpass 11 million units in 2009, according to IDC. Looking forward, the research firm said SSD adoption will continue to experience tangible growth in 2010 and beyond, with shipments expected to achieve a CAGR of 54% over the 2008-2013 forecast period.
"Despite lingering uncertainties around the economy, IDC remains positive on the outlook for SSDs and believes the trajectories for shipment and revenue growth are a source of optimism moving forward," said Jeff Janukowicz, research manager, Hard Disk Drive Components and Solid State Drives at IDC.