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Market Trends: High-Performance Computing Delivering Value to All Participants

Published: 11 August 2014

ID: G00263365

Analyst(s): Carl Claunch, Sergis Mushell, Heeral Kota


The high-performance computing (HPC) market is bringing growth to all segments of IT equipment markets, from mainly being limited to the server space previously. Networking and storage are now positively impacted by the application of HPC and are showing accelerated growth.

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Market Trend

  • HPC Market Revenue Grew by 6.9% in 2013, Driven by Traditional Large-Scale Vendors; Market Entry Opportunities Exist for Vendors Targeting APAC
  • Market Structure Trend
    • New Markets Provide Opportunities for HPC Technologies
  • Buyers Trend
    • HPC System Buyers Are Raising the Bar on Must-Have Features
  • Regional Trend
    • APAC Is the Fastest-Growing Region for HPC
  • Technology Trend
    • Historic Focus on Server Technology Is Expanding Into Networking and Storage

Contrarian View

  • Macroeconomics and Government Spending Cuts Can Hurt HPC Growth

Vendors to Watch

  • HPC Server Vendors
  • HPC Storage Vendors
  • HPC Networking Vendors
  • HPC Accelerator Market
  • HPC Processor Market

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