This IDC study provides residual value forecasts for IBM's Power servers. The study explains the current market conditions that are affecting the value of used hardware on the secondary market and what future technological changes will further impact these values. We explore the factors impacting the server market and the price/performance increases expected over the next several years. This information helps those that invest in hardware assess their risk and provides guidance on the amount of residual value that is expected to be realized at the end of lease term.
"IBM's Power server line remains a solid performer within the STG organization and the server market as a whole." — Jennifer Koppy, research manager, IDC's Technology Valuation Service