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USB Flash Drives

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

Table of Contents

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(r) Dual USB Drive 3.0 for Android(tm) 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(tm) 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 Portable 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(tm) X MIMOBOT(r) 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(tm) 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(tm) 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(tm) 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(tm) Workspace for Windows To Go
  • Imation Introduces IronKey(tm) Hardware-Encrypted Flash Drives
  • Kingston Introduces DataTraveler Locker+ G2 USB Flash Drive
  • Kingston Unveils Kingston DataTraveler Elite 3.0
  • Kingston Launches MobileLite G3 Portable USB Card Reader
  • Lexar Introduces Lexar(r) JumpDrive(r) S73 USB 3.0 Flash Drive
  • Lexar Launches JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 Flash Drive
  • PNY Technologies(r) Launches Attache(tm) 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 Attache 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 Attache 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(tm) MIMOBOT Flash Drive Series
  • PNY Technologies Launches Hook Attache USB Flash Drive
  • Sony Unveils Sony Micro Vault Mach Flash Drive
  • EMTEC Rolls Out Angry Birds Range of USB Flash Drives
  • Corsair(r) Launches Flash Voyager(r) 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 Attache USB Flash Drive
  • KINGMAX Introduces ED-07 USB Flash Drive
  • ADATA Unveils DashDrive UV110 USB Flash Drive
  • PNY Introduces Key Attache USB Flash Drive
  • PNY Launches Lovely Attache City USB Flash Drive Range
  • PNY Introduces Micro Attache Dragon USB Flash Drive
  • Patriot Memory Unveils Supersonic Boost XT USB Flash Drive
  • LaCie Unveils Upgraded Version of USB 3.0 Flash Drive
  • Arkami(tm) Unveils New myIDkey(tm) 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)
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