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Rigid Disk Media and Substrate Service

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Rigid Disk Media & Substrate Information Service

Truly a unique research service, TRENDFOCUS provides market intelligence dedicated to the rigid disk media and substrate segments. One of the pillars of our unprecedented HDD coverage, this service enables clients to drive highly tactical and strategic business decisions throughout their organizations.

Quarterly Updates & Biannual Five-Year Forecast

Quarterly updates are dynamic and statistically generated updates that contain the most pertinent tactical data on the finished media and substrate industries, including:

  • Media shipments by drive form factor and major capacity class
  • Disk-per-drive ratios in each major application area
  • OEM vs. Captive unit and revenue forecasts
  • Substrate shipment analysis by form factor and material

Five-year forecasts (updated twice yearly) provide a more strategic view of supply and demand issues affecting the media and substrate markets.

Executive Briefs

Published several times each quarter, these event-driven publications provide a top-level analysis and commentary of spot market issues affecting the HDD industry and the wider ecosystem.

FOCUS ON Documents

Penetrating white papers on issues affecting the HDD industry, its infrastructure, and the broader industry. Topics have included capital investment upgrade forecasts, technology trends and roadmaps, and other issues that offer tremendous insight to TRENDFOCUS clients.