SSDs Will Become Mainstream, Transition to DDR3 Will Get Completed in 2010 – President of Kingston

Kingston Makes Predictions for the Memory Market in 2010

by Anton Shilov
12/23/2009 | 06:14 PM

John Tu, president and co-founder of Kingston Technology, the world’s largest maker of memory modules, has issued a list of rather interesting predictions for 2010. The high-ranking executive seems to be confident in the memory market in general and believes that the next year will be an exciting one as the global economy will continue to recover.


The president of Kingston believes in increased adoption of solid-state drives (SSDs), completion of transition to DDR3 and further rise of USB sticks’ capacities.  However, the president of Kingston does not believe in wide adoption of cloud computing or USB 3.0 in 2010. Here are Mr. Tu’s predictions for developments in the memory market in 2010 and the trends that are likely to emerge: