IDC's Enterprise Servers: Technology Markets service provides continuous market data and analysis of the worldwide server market from a supply-side point of view, including volume servers, midrange enterprise systems, high-end enterprise systems, and mainframes. This service also analyzes significant new product introductions and technology trends. The research agenda is designed to be the cornerstone for any company interested in understanding the opportunities in today's worldwide server market.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
x86, EPIC, RISC, and CISC architectures
Worldwide and U.S. server market share and forecasts
Big Data systems
Virtualization and its impact on server trends
High-availability (HA) and fault-tolerant systems
Server form factor analysis
Low-power processor servers
Worldwide and U.S. server installed base
Vendor performance, strategies, and portfolios
Worldwide Server Market 2011–2016 Forecast
Worldwide Blade Server 2011–2016 Forecast
Worldwide Server Cloud Computing 2011–2016 Forecast
Highly Available Server Market Forecast, 2011–2016
Annual Top 10 Predictions for the Enterprise Server Market
Worldwide and U.S. Installed Base Forecast
Enterprise Server Market Review
Worldwide Business Analytics Technology Forecast
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
Key Questions Answered
What will the impact be from the emergence of converged systems that integrate servers, storage, and network?
As cloud computing matures, how will public and private clouds shape the server market in the future?
What are the next set of trends in server virtualization — virtual sprawl, management, and mobility?
How will emerging server technologies, including low-power processors, impact the industry?
How are distinct server form factors designs evolving to address the unique needs of datacenters?
How will advances in the multicore processors push the x86 server upmarket to address high-end workloads?
What will be the market opportunity associated with clusters and highly available servers?
Enterprise Server Market Coverage
IDC's Enterprise Servers: Technology Markets service examines how vendors are positioning themselves to compete in the server market. This service reviews strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in this market, including:
AMD, Avocent, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Egenera, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, LSI, Microsoft, NEC, Network Appliance, Novell, Oracle, Platform Computing, Quantum, Rackable, Red Hat, SGI, Stratus, Sun Microsystems, Supermicro, Symantec/VERITAS, Unisys, Verari, and VMware.
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Unparalleled Coverage of End-User Requirements Across Vertical Industries
Whether you are a technology buyer or provider, IDC Insights' research translates today's global end-user requirements and trends into business opportunities for your organization. With dedicated businesses targeting energy, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail, IDC provides unmatched integration of global technology and vertical industry expertise to deliver industry-specific customer intelligence that gives clients a powerful business advantage.