The Impending Vertical Market Failure (VMF) In Secondary Storage


The Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) addressed the VMF in September 2021 in its published article “New Trajectories for Memory and Storage”, stating, “The prospect of vertical market failure can be mitigated by private sector market participants through risk-share agreements between customers and suppliers, as well as increased vertical integration.” Hyperscale Data Centers (HSDCs) are at the VMF epicenter.

VMF in Secondary Storage