Kingston Technology announced today that it has closed 2021 with excellent results, taking the top spot for the market share of channel SSDs. The question of SSD in fact, during the last quarter of 2021 it remained high thanks to constant growth in the client, enterprise and OEM sectors. Additionally, Kingston expanded its offering in October by launching two new high-performance M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen 4 SSD client products: KC3000 and Kingston FURY Renegade.
Kingston Technology: Record Shipments for SSDs
Market share data provided by the research company TREND FOCUSthey see Kingston as the number one in selling SSD client to channel with the 22.2% unitary market share and 22.3 million client SSDs shipped throughout 2021. In the final quarter alone, Kingston’s client SSD market share grew to 26.8%, showing healthy annual growth despite the continued shortage of components.
According to TRENDFOCUS, total SSDs increased by 12.4% in 2021. Likewise, Notebook PC drives increased 12% over the previous year while Desktop PCs increased by 1% over the same period, data that reflects the growing interest in the adoption of solid-state memory drives by customers, in large part due to the performance, size and reduced power consumption. Additionally, Kingston has maintained a competitive edge by working closely with its suppliers, partners and customers by being flexible and able to adapt to the needs and conditions of an ever-changing market.
“The results of the 2021 market analysis confirm Kingston’s growing presence and position in the SSD market,” said Tony Hollingsbee, SSD Business Manager, Kingston EMEA. “Over the past 35 years Kingston has been a consistent and trusted manufacturer of high performance memory solutions. Over the past decade, we have continued to consolidate our product range with a strong SATA offering and distinctive NVMe solutions optimized for notebooks and desktops. The achievement of these results was the merit of an entire team and we are happy to thank and share this success with our partners, resellers and customers “.