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Forecast: x86 Server Virtualization, Worldwide, 2008-2018

Published: 01 July 2011

ID: G00213640

Analyst(s): Alan Dayley , Jonathon Hardcastle , Jeffrey Hewitt , Thomas Bittman , Philip Dawson

Summary

Virtualization has become a large-enough factor in the market that small changes in the rate of virtualization, virtual machine density, or the rate of workload growth will have very large ramifications for the server market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Forecast Model
  • Assumptions
    • Scenario 1 (Base Forecast): Robust Nonvirtualized Segment, Moderate Move to Virtualization
    • Scenario 2: Moderate Nonvirtualized Segment, Moderate Move to Virtualization
    • Scenario 3: Moderate Nonvirtualized Segment, Rapid Move to Virtualization
    • Scenario 4: Very Strong Nonvirtualized Segment, Rapid Move to Virtualization

Forecast Data

Analysis

Recommended Reading

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