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Report Highlight for Market Trends: Original Design Manufacturers' Influence on Server Market Dynamics, Outlook and Forecast, 2012-2016

Published: 11 January 2013

ID: G00248440

Analyst(s): Nandita Iyer, Naveen Mishra


Some hyperscale data center customers are procuring servers directly from ODMs, bypassing traditional server OEMs. ODM-designed server shipments will grow faster than the total x86 server market, impacting server provider business models and disrupting a market already undergoing significant change.

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