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Forecast: In-Memory Computing Platforms (AIM Components), Worldwide, 2015-2020

Published: 13 March 2017

ID: G00317212

Analyst(s): Keith Guttridge , W. Roy Schulte , Fabrizio Biscotti , Massimo Pezzini


Driven by digital business needs for speed, scalability and real-time insights, in-memory computing adoption and strategic relevance continue to grow. Technology product management leaders must understand how demand is fueled by the interplay between these needs to optimize their product portfolio.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data


  • Embedded IMC Capabilities Will Expand the Market
  • IMC Technology Is Synergistic With Big Data Technology
  • Availability of Open-Source Technology Is Reducing Barriers to Entry


  • Overall IMC AIM Components
    • Company Adoption
    • Functional Expansion
  • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Purchase Style Adoption
    • Product Design and Pricing
  • Stream Analytics Platforms
    • Company Adoption
    • Purchase Style
  • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
    • Company Adoption


  • Definition of IMC Platforms
  • Market Model
    • Influencing Factors

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