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Gartner Invest/Research Community Vision: One-Off Banner Year for InfiniBand Hints at Real but Uncertain Potential

Published: 02 April 2013

ID: G00250596

Analyst(s): Tim Mahon , Sergis Mushell


InfiniBand's growth in 2012 might be a blip, but its strength in high-performance computing and storage will help it cope with competition. Investors need to understand it to prepare for quarterly revenue swings and deviations from Street expectations. Company Impact: BRCM, ELX, INTC, MLNX, ORCL.

Table Of Contents


  • Synopsis
  • The Starting Point and the Discussion
    • An Outstanding Year, but an Unusual One
    • The Future of InfiniBand
    • InfiniBand vs. Other Interconnection Technologies
  • Potential Impact on Vendors and Ecosystems
  • Implications for Companies and Investors

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