This IDC study presents clients of the Enterprise Servers: Technology Markets service with the foundation of market and technology assumptions that our regional analysts used to generate our current expectations for the workstation market place for the forecast years 2015-2019. This document is intended to provide clients with some of the fundamental drivers for the workstation market course.
"The workstations now offered by vendors can now handle workloads that previously could only be performed on high-end server," said Lloyd Cohen, director of Worldwide Market Analysis. "Workstations now offer CPUs from a core i3 up to a multiple-core Xeon, so users can purchase a machine that meets their requirements without exceeding their budget. High-end PC users can now migrate to a workstation that provides increased performance reliability and with better graphics for a small price increase. High-end PC users are also beginning to migrate to workstations for the increased performance, reliability, and improved graphic capability for only a small price increase."