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Forecast: x86 Server Virtualization, Worldwide, 2012-2018, 2014 Update

Published: 14 November 2014

ID: G00269673

Analyst(s): Uko Tian , Ranjit Atwal , Jennifer Wu, Michael Warrilow


The adoption rate of server virtualization in 2014 is predicted to be 18% in total x86 servers installed, and 27% of total servers installed in 2018. Total virtual server OS instances will be 71% of total server OS instances installed in 2014, and reach 82% of total server OSs installed in 2018.

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