Published: 09 April 2008
Analyst(s): Nik Simpson
The x86 server market is dominated by a few vendors, all selling essentially the same hardware platform. Despite its commoditization, the x86 platform undergoes constant development and refinement to better support evolving enterprise data center requirements. Understanding the platform and the strengths and weaknesses of the various vendors is an important part of choosing the right server product for an organization. In this Burton Group report, Analyst Nik Simpson provides a detailed review of the technologies alongside analysis of the various vendors and the market forces shaping the x86 platform.
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