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Forecast Analysis: Servers, Worldwide, 4Q13 Update

Published: 29 January 2014

ID: G00261205

Analyst(s): Hiroko Aoyama , Errol Rasit , Jeffrey Hewitt , Kiyomi Yamada , Jennifer Wu, Uko Tian


The server market will have 1.8% growth in end-user spending in 2014, with shipments rising 3.0%. Greater China will have the highest positive growth over the next five years with a compound annual growth rate of 6.3% in end-user spending.

Table Of Contents


  • New Format in 4Q13 Server Forecast
  • Server Forecast, 4Q13 Versus 3Q13
  • Highlights of the Markets by Region
    • North America
    • Latin America
    • EMEA
    • Japan
    • Asia/Pacific


  • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural Factors
    • Product Migration
    • Replacement Market
    • New Usage Types
    • New Penetration Demand

Market Model

  • New Format in 4Q13 Server Forecast
  • Forecast Components
    • Server End-User Spending Forecast
    • Server Unit Shipment Forecast
    • Server ASP Forecast
  • Factors
    • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural
    • Technology Assumptions
    • Organic Growth
    • New Usage Types
    • Product Life Cycles
    • Replacement Demand
    • New Penetration Demand
    • Installed Base Estimates
    • Product Migration
    • Server Product Mix
    • Exchange Rates
  • Connections
    • Economic/Technology Assumptions > Product Life Cycles > Installed Base > Replacement Demand
    • Economic/Technology Assumptions > Organic Growth/New Usage Types > New Penetration Demand
    • Exchange Rates > Server ASPs
    • Replacement Demand/New Penetration Demand > Server Shipment Forecast
    • Product Migration/New Penetration Demand > Server Product Mix

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