Solid-state drives to generate $5.4 bln by 2011

Solid state drives (SSDs) are poised to go mainstream as advances in solid state memory technology and dipping price points drive worldwide SSD adoption. According to IDC, performance and mobility-related requirements will propel SSD revenues from $373 mln in 2006 to $5.4 bln in 2011, a healthy 71% CAGR.