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Wednesday, 05 September 2007 10:50

Kingston is No1 memory maker

Written by Fuad Abazovic

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Says Isuppli


The day has finally come as iSupply a market research company has announced its 2006 results.
According to the independent research company Kingston technology’s total DRAM module sales exceeded 2.2 billion US dollars in 2006 which is nearly $800 more than in 2005.

In 2006 Kingston market share rise to 18.1 percent which is over three times more than its closes competitor.

Kingston is going to turn 20 later this year and David Sun co founder of Kingston Technology blames costumer loyalty and support of its people and vendors for such a huge success. The company now has more than 2000 products and the revenue doesn’t include flash and certain OEM business.

Corsair the company we write so much about is still at no 8 and OCZ is not even in first 10. Here is the chart.

2006 Rank    2005 Rank       Company              2006 Revenue*      2006 Market Share      2005 Revenue*       2005 Market Share   

1                1                    Kingston                2,210                  18.1%                       1,475                   16.7%    
2                2                    Smart Modular       668                     5.5%                        483                      5.46%   
3                7                    Ramaxel                  648                     5.3%                        325                      3.68%   
4                3                    A-Data                     618                      5.1%                        453                      5.12%   
5               13                  TwinMOS                 494                     4.0%                        418                      4.73%   
6                4                    Crucial                     476                      3.9%                        355                      4.02%   
7               16                   PQI                            431                     3.5%                        202                      3.68%   
8                8                   Corsair                       425                     3.5%                        317                      3.59%   
9                5                   Apacer                      381                      3.1%                        355                      4.02%   
10             12                  Transcend               359                      2.9%                        229                      2.59%   
11              9                    Wintec                     278                      2.3%                        250                      2.83%   
                                       
Others                     6,708                   54.9%                      4,611                   52.2%        
  

Total
                                                           12,229                 100.0%                     8,833                  100.00%  

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