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USB Flash Drives - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 1206771
  • March 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 406 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
USB Flash Drives Usher in an Era of Smart Storage

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for USB Flash Drives in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 77 companies including many key and niche players such as:

- ADATA Technology Co., Ltd.
- Buffalo Technology (UK), Ltd.
- Corsair Components, Inc.
- Edge Tech Corporation
- Hewlett- Packard

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
USB Flash Drives Usher in an Era of Smart Storage

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Table 1: Global Flash Memory Market by Type of Device (2014E): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for Mobile Handsets, Solid State Drives, Flash Storage Cards, USB Flash Drives, Tablet PCs, MP3 Players, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Digital Data Explosion Throws the Focus on Storage
Table 2: Enterprise Uses of USB Flash Drives (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume of Stored Data by Nature of Information (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
What Contributes to the Data Overload?
Why Data Storage is an Indispensable IT Need?
USB Flash Drives Usher in an Era of Smart Storage
USB Flash Drives Gear Up for Upward Growth

2. COMPETITION

Table 3: Leading Players in the Global USB Flash Drives Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for SanDisk, Kingston, Transcend, Verbatim, HP, Sony and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Select USB Flash Drive Brands of Leading Players: Brief Description of Company, Product/Brand, Specification, Memory Capacity and Features
SanDisk: The Global Leader in USB Flash Drives
Table 4: SanDisk’s Value Market Share in the USB Flash Drives and Memory Cards Market by Geographic Region: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: SanDisk’s Volume Market Share in the USB Flash Drives and Memory Cards Market by Geographic Region: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strong Product Portfolio Catapults Kingston to a Leading Position
Competition: Noteworthy Trends
What Does it Take to Survive in the Marketplace?
Innovation is the Name of the Game
USB Flash Drives Market to Witness Consolidation Trend
USB Flash Drive Prices Continue to Decline

3. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS

USB Flash Drive Advancements: Spearheading Growth
USB 3.1: Technology of the Future
USB 3.1 Type C Connector: The Next Generation USB Connector
Superior Performance Benefits Compel Device Manufacturers to Take Note of USB 3.0
USB 3.0 Vs. USB 2.0: A Comparative Analysis
USB 3.0 Vs. USB 2.0: Comparison of Data Transfer Rates by File Size
Comparative Analysis of Currently Available USB 3.0 Flash Drives: Brand, Company and Key Features
Advanced Interfaces Spur Wider Market Proliferation of USB 3.0
Table 6: World USB Flash Drives Market (2012 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Technology
USB2.0, USB3.0 and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Sales of USB 3.0 High-Bandwidth Storage Devices Drive Market Growth
MA (Media Agnostic) USB
Micro USB 3.0
ReRAM: An Evolving Technology
Memory Capacity Enhancements: The Saga Continues
Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: World Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: World 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Functionality and Design Innovations: Key Factors Underpinning Market Growth
Novel Flash Drives Launched in Recent Years: Brand, Company and Key Features
Culbuto USB Key
USB 3.0 DataGuardian
Foxlink PQI’s U601L Flash Drive
Gmobi iStick
Pico Motile
Cardboard USBs
NAND Flash USB Drives Gain Prominence
3D NAND Flash Technology: A Major Breakthrough
BiCS (Bit-Cost Scalable) 3D NAND Technology
Sharing Data-On-the-Go: A Potential Technology in the Waiting
Increasing Adoption as a Sales Promotion Tool: A Strong Growth Driver
Memory Sticks Gain Rapid Acceptance in the Promotional Industry
Customized USB Flash Drives Rise in Popularity
Demand Increases for Engraved or Printed USB Flash Drives
PCs with USB Ports as a Standard Feature Benefit Market Expansion
Demand for Secure USB Flash Drives to Surge
Select USBs Flash Drives for Data Security: Name, Company, and Key Features
Developing Countries Continue to Offer Significant Growth Opportunities
China: The Global Epicenter of Production
India: A Potential Laden Market
Credit Card USB Flash Drives Fast Gaining Popularity
e-Marketing Channels Emerge Into a Major Retailing Avenue
Increasing Integration of USB Technology in Mobile Phones Strengthens Market Prospects
Strong Smartphone Sales: A Major Opportunity Indicator for USB 3.0
Table 10: Global Smartphones Sales in Million Units: 2011, 2013, 2015 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide for Major Countries (as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users): 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage of Total Population) for Major Countries: 2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Select USB Flash Drives for Smartphones &
Tablets: Brand, Company and Key Features
micro-USB Flash Drives in Android Devices Drives Market Growth
USB Thumb Drives: How Safe?
Will Cloud Services Pose Threat to USB Interface Technologies?
High Costs of Cloud-Based Storage Favors USB interface Technologies
dataSTICKIES: An Emerging Challenge?

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

What is a Flash Drive?
USB Flash Drives: A Definition
Features & Benefits
Disadvantages
Issues with Data Fragmentation
Quality Control Issues
Components of a USB Flash Drive
Antidotes to Data Security Issues Confronted by USB Flash Drives
Password Protection
Securing USB Drives Through Data Encryption
Biometric Fingerprinting
Data Locking
Functionalities of a USB Flash Drive
Data Storage & Security
User Security and Authentication
File Protection
Intellectual Property (IP) Security
Data Transport
Application Carriers
System Administration
Substitute System Software
Mobile Office and Specialized Application Software
USB Flash Drives: An Evolutionary Scan
First Commercial USB Flash Drives
Second-Generation USB Flash Drives
A Peek into the Enabling Technology Architecture
Flash Memory
USB Flash Drives Vis-a-Vis Traditional Storage Devices
USB Flash Drives Vs. Floppy Disk
USB Flash Drives Vs. Optical Storage Medium
USB Flash Drives Vs. Zip Drive and Tape Storage
USB Flash Drives Vs. Compact Disk
USB Flash Drives Vs. Flash Memory Cards
USB Flash Drives Vs. External Hard Disks

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

Ultra® Dual USB Drive 3.0 for Android™ Smartphones and
Tablets by SanDisk
Kingston Unveils FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Encrypted USB Flash Drive
Transcend Introduces JetFlash 880 OTG Flash Drive
Lexar Launches Wide Range of Performance Enhancements
Lexar Releases M10 Secure USB3 Flash Drive
Silicon Power Releases New Thumb Drive
Super Talent Launches USB 3.0 DataGuardian
Super Talent Releases New Micro-USB Interface Storage Device
Foxlink Launches U605L Flash Drive
Foxlink Launches U602L Mini Flash Drive
Foxlink Introduces Fashionable and Lightweight Flash Drives
LaCie Releases Innovative USB Key
SanDisk Launches Ultra Fit™ USB 3.0 Flash Drive
SanDisk Unveils Next-Generation Embedded Flash Drive
SanDisk Launches New Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad
Hyper Releases iPhone/iPad Compatible Flash Drive
Imation Introduces New 2-in-1 Micro USB Flash Drive
Corsair Launches New Line of USB Flash Drives
Kingston Releases Dual Interface USB
SanDisk Launches New Range of High-End Flash Drives
Hyperstone Launches Industrial USB Flash Storage Controller
PNY Releases HP v239g USB Flash Drive
ADATA Unveils UV130 USB Flash Drive
PNY Releases New Range of USB Flash Drives
HyperX Introduces entry-level USB Flash Drive
Apacer Launches AH334 "Galaxy Express" USB 2.0 Flash Drive
PNY Rolls Out X720w and X750w
MaStar Introduces USB 2.0 Flash Drive Classic C05
Sp/Silicon Power Rolls Out Mobile X31
Sp/Silicon Power Rolls Out USB 2.0 Touch T50 & USB 3.0 Jewel J50
PNY Rolls Out Duo-Link OU2
ADATA Introduces UC330
SanDisk Rolls Out Cruzer U
Kingston Technology Launches 1TB DataTraveler HyperX Predator Flash Drive
Sony Introduces New USM-W USB Flash Drive
Transcend Launches New Range of High Capacity Flash Drives
Sony Releases New Dual USB Flash Drive
Strontium Introduces Por
Table and Compact Flash Drives
Transcend Launches New Series of Compact USB Flash Drives
Sony Unveils Enhanced Dual Connector Flash Drive
SanDisk Introduces Cruzer Orbit USB Flash Drive
PNY Technologies Introduces USB Pen Drive
Silicon Power Computer & Communications Launches New USB Flash Drive
Apacer Technology Introduces AH450 Flash Drive
Silicon Power Computer & Communications Introduces New USB Flash Drives
ADATA Technology Introduces DashDrive Elite UE700 USB Flash Drive
Mimoco Introduces New ELVIS™ X MIMOBOT® USB Flash Drive Series
Kingston Launches DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 Generation 3 Flash Drive
Lexar Launches New JumpDrive USB 3.0 Flash Drives
Etron Technology Unveils USB 3.0 EV26699
Silicon Power Introduces Jewel J10 USB Flash Drive
ADATA Technology Launches DashDrive UV150 USB Drive
Verbatim Introduces V3 Max Flash Drive
ShenZhen Unveils OTG USB Flash Drive
Mach Xtreme Technology Launches FX 256 GB Flash Drive
SanDisk Introduces Cruzer Force USB Flash Drive
Black River Imaging Launches Custom USB Drives and Folio Cases
V7 Launches New Range of Flash Drives and Memory Cards
IMATION Expands IronKey™ Secure USB Product Line
ZuzuDrive Expands USB Flash Drives Line
TonerBoss Expands Electronic Supplies Range
Strontium Introduces High-Capacity USB Drives
ADATA Launches DashDrive Choice UC500 and DashDrive Durable UD310
Mushkin Launches Ventura Ultra USB Flash Drive
Silicon Power Rolls Out Touch T03 USB Flash Drive
Memorex Launches New USB Drives in Fun Series
PNY Technologies Rolls Out HP v234r USB Flash Drive
Apacer Introduces AH353 Golden Wing USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Lexar Unveils Lexar JumpDrive M10 Secure USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Toshiba Electronics Europe Rolls Out Trans Memory-EX II Line of USB 3.0 Flash Memory Drives
Patriot Introduces New USB 3.0 Drives in Supersonic Family
Silicon Power Rolls Out USB 3.0 Jewel J05 and USB 2.0 Unique 510 Flash Drives
Mushkin Launches SandForce Controller-Based Ventura Ultra Flash Drive
Leef Technology Introduces Magnet 3.0 Memory Product
Mach Xtreme Technology Unveils LX™ Series USB3.0 Flash Drives
SanDisk Launches New SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash and Media Drives
KINGMAX Launches PI-03 Mini Flash Drive
Leef Technology Introduces Leef Bridge™ USB Flash Drive
Black River Launches Custom Engraved USB Flash Drives
AUDI Unveils Audi R8 V10 USB Stick
Integral Introduces Metal Fusion USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Super Talent Introduces Super Talent USB 3.0 Pico Flash Drive
OWC Unveils Envoy Pro EX Range of Flash-Based USB 3.0 Drives
Super Talent Launches Express RC4 USB 3.0 Flash Drives Range
PNY Technologies Launches HP v280w USB Flash Drive
Inspan Infotech Launches New Corsair Flash Voyager USB 3.0 Drives
Imation Introduces ACCESS 4.1 Software for Secure USB Drives
Imation Unveils Version 2.1 of Stealth Zone USB Drive
Imation Launches IronKey™ Workspace for Windows To Go
Imation Introduces IronKey™ Hardware-Encrypted Flash Drives
Kingston Introduces DataTraveler Locker+ G2 USB Flash Drive
Kingston Unveils Kingston DataTraveler Elite 3.0
Kingston Launches MobileLite G3 Por
Table USB Card Reader
Lexar Introduces Lexar® JumpDrive® S73 USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Lexar Launches JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 Flash Drive
PNY Technologies® Launches Attaché™ Range of USB Flash Drives
Transcend Information Introduces Transcend USB 3.0 Hub
Transcend Information Launches JetFlash 360 USB Flash Drive
Transcend Information Introduces JetFlash 780 Flash Drive
Kingston Releases Fortune Dragon Drive
Verbatim Launches Micro USB Drive Plus and Store ‘n' Go Micro USB Drive Ranges
PNY Technologies Launches Key Attaché USB Flash Drive
Moser Baer India Introduces Moser Baer Racer USB Flash Drive
Moser Baer India Introduces Moser Baer Zap USB Flash Drive
PNY Technologies Unveils Clip Attaché Array of USB Flash Drives
Sony Launches USM-Q, USM-M and USM-P USB Flash Drives
Mimoco Launches MimoMicro USB Flash Drive
Mimoco Launches Einstein™ MIMOBOT Flash Drive Series
PNY Technologies Launches Hook Attaché USB Flash Drive
Sony Unveils Sony Micro Vault Mach Flash Drive
EMTEC Rolls Out Angry Birds Range of USB Flash Drives
Corsair® Launches Flash Voyager® Slider USB 3.0 Drives
VIA Labs Unveils VIA VL752-Series USB 3.0 Flash Drive Controllers
Victorinox India Rolls Out 1 TB USB Flash Drive with Inbuilt LCD
Silicon Power Computer & Communications Rolls Out New USB Flash Drives
PNY Technologies Unveils Mini M1 USB Flash Drive
Strontium Technology Launches JET USB Flash Drive
EMTEC Introduces 2nd Collection of Looney Tunes USB Flash Drive Series
Mimoco Rolls Out Bruce Lee X Mimobot USB Drives
PNY Technologies Unveils HP v275w USB Flash Drive
LaCie Launches RuggedKey USB 3 Keychain
Apple Introduces Apple Pan USB Flash Drive
SanDisk Corporation Unveils New High-Capacity USB Flash Drives
KINGMAX Introduces UI-05 Transparent USB Flash Drive
Transcend Launches 128GB Ultra Speed JetFlash 600 and USB 3.0 JetFlash 760
Integral Memory Releases The Simpsons Branded USB Flash Drives
PNY Launched Back-to-School USB Flash Drives
SanDisk Launches High-Performance Memory Card and Four New USB Flash Drives
Dane-Elec Unveils Pro Sport Line
MemoTrek Launches MetalKey USB Flash Drive
Strontium Technology Releases Pollex USB Flash Drives
Zana Design Unveils Apophis USB Flash Drive
LaCie Introduces PetiteKey USB Flash Drive
PNY Unveils USB Flash Drive Range
SanDisk Launches New Digital Storage Products
PNY Unveils Transformer Attaché USB Flash Drive
KINGMAX Introduces ED-07 USB Flash Drive
ADATA Unveils DashDrive UV110 USB Flash Drive
PNY Introduces Key Attaché USB Flash Drive
PNY Launches Lovely Attaché City USB Flash Drive Range
PNY Introduces Micro Attaché Dragon USB Flash Drive
Patriot Memory Unveils Supersonic Boost XT USB Flash Drive
LaCie Unveils Upgraded Version of USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Arkami™ Unveils New myIDkey™ USB Drive

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Kingston Selects New Partners in Vietnam
Metago Enters into Partnership with Leef Technology
Imation Inks Agreement with McAfee for Encrypted USB Device Business
Kingston to Collaborate with ClevX and ESET
Kingston and Microsoft Collaborate to Develop Windows- Compatible USB Flash Drive

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

ADATA Technology Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Buffalo Technology (UK), Ltd. (UK)
Corsair Components, Inc. (US)
Edge Tech Corporation (US)
Hewlett- Packard (US)
Imation Corp. (US)
IronKey (US)
Memorex Products, Inc. (US)
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. (US)
Micron Consumer Products Group, Inc. (US)
Patriot Memory (US)
PNY Technologies, Inc. (US)
SanDisk Corporation (US)
Sony Corporation (Japan)
SPYRUS, Inc. (US)
Transcend Information, Inc. (Taiwan)
Verbatim Americas, LLC (US)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Volume Analytics
Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: World Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for 8GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World Historic Review for 8GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for 8GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for 16GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: World Historic Review for 16GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: World 11-Year Perspective for 16GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for 32GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: World Historic Review for 32GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: World 11-Year Perspective for 32GB USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Other USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: World Historic Review for Other USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: World 11-Year Perspective for Other USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Dollar Analytics
Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for USB Flash Drives with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: World Historic Review for USB Flash Drives with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES
A.Market Analysis
Market Overview
Table 30: USB Flash Drives Market in the US by End-Use Segment (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Government Agencies, Individual Users, Large-Scale Enterprises, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Increasing Electronic Device Ownership per Household Offers Scope for Growth
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 31: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: US Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: US 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA
Market Analysis
Table 34: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: Canadian Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Innovation is the Key to Success in Japan
Japanese Market Declines in 2011
Product Launches
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 37: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: Japanese Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE
Market Analysis
Table 40: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: European Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: European 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: European Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: European 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A.Market Analysis
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 46: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: French Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: French 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A.Market Analysis
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 49: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: German Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: German 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
Market Analysis
Table 52: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: Italian Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: Italian 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A.Market Analysis
Product Launches
Buffalo Technology (UK) Limited
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 55: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: UK Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57: UK 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
Market Analysis
Table 58: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59: Spanish Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: Spanish 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
Market Analysis
Table 61: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62: Russian Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Russian 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 64: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: Rest of Europe Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66: Rest of Europe 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Asian Countries Drive Future Growth in USB Flash Drives Market
B.Market Analytics
Table 67: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
China: The Largest Manufacturer of USB Flash Drives Worldwide
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 73: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74: Chinese Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75: Chinese 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. INDIA
A.Market Analysis
India: An Emerging Market Offering Significant Growth Opportunities
Table 76: Storage Flash Memory Market in India by Product Type (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for Micro SD Cards, Pen Drives, and SD Cards (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77: Leading Storage Flash Memory Companies in India (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Shipments for Kingston, SanDisk, Transcend, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 78: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79: Indian Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80: Indian 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 81: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83: Rest of Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA
Market Analysis
Table 84: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85: Latin American Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86: Latin American 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88: Latin American Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89: Latin American 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6a. BRAZIL
Market Analysis
Table 90: Brazil Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91: Brazil Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92: Brazil 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA
Market Analysis
Table 93: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95: Rest of Latin America 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD
A.Market Analysis
Product Launch
B.Market Analytics
Table 96: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97: Rest of World Historic Review for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98: Rest of World 11-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Capacity
Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 77 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 87)

The United States (31)
Japan (4)
Europe (13)
- France (3)
- Germany (4)
- The United Kingdom (5)
- Rest of Europe (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (39)

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