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Market Trends: OEMs Must Remain Vigilant of Web-Scale IT Market Developments

Published: 12 March 2014

ID: G00261770

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Hewitt

Summary

OEMs must watch and understand the influence of Web-scale IT on the market to make critical responses to potential changes in buying behavior.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • Web-Scale Data Centers Are Different From the Classic Enterprise
  • Buyers Trend
    • Self-Build/ODM Server Buying Remains a Small Percentage Overall

Contrarian View

  • An Increasing Spread of Know-How and Enablement of Sales and Support Channels by ODMs Could Increase Their Share More Significantly

Vendors to Watch

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