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Forecast Analysis: Servers, Worldwide, 4Q17 Update

Published: 02 February 2018

ID: G00344317

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Hewitt , Hiroko Aoyama , Scot MacLellan , Naveen Mishra , Adrian O'Connell , Heeral Kota , Kiyomi Yamada , Uko Tian


Gartner's 2017 global server forecast increased slightly due to prolonged component price increases over the year. Supply shortages will ease in 2018, leading to weak annual growth until 2020. Technology strategic planners need to prepare for component price volatility and stagnant revenue growth.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact


  • Supply
    • Pricing
  • Demand
    • Technology Preference
    • Business Initiatives

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