IDC's Technical Computing service is the leading global provider of strategic business planning information on high-performance technical server system environments for the public and private sectors (government, industry, and academia). By examining advanced technologies, major user requirements, applications, and adoption dynamics, this service provides insight into the behavior of existing and emerging segments within the computationally and data-intensive technical computing market.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Competitive segments (from workgroup systems to high-end supercomputers)
Segmentation by processors, OS, architectures, and price bands
Regions (North America, EMEA, Japan, Asia/Pacific, and ROW)
Technical server market dynamics and vendor market share
Coprocessors, accelerators, and heterogeneous architectures
Technical cluster, grid, and cloud models and initiatives
Operating systems, support software, and programming models
Power, cooling, and facilities requirements and trends
Technical application performance and developments
Emerging markets such as cloud computing and data-intensive computing (Big Data)
Processor, storage, interconnect, and file system trends
Worldwide Technical High-Performance Systems Census
Worldwide Technical High-Performance Systems Forecast and Analysis
Worldwide High-Performance Analytics Systems Forecast and Analysis
Major Industry Announcements
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
Key Questions Answered
Will the high-performance server market continue to exhibit healthy growth? What will be the next wave of buyers?
Which segments are driving the technical computer market?
Which application areas have the greatest affinity for which architectures and processors?
What are the best opportunities for high-performance analytics?
Will clouds emerge as economically important topologies for technical users?
How will technical markets adopt multicore processors and coprocessors such as GPUs, MICs, and FPGAs?
What are the trends in important emerging markets such as China, Russia, India, Korea, Singapore, and Brazil?
HPC Vendor Revenue Shares, 2011
IDC's Technical Computing service examines how high-performance hardware and software vendors are positioning themselves to compete in today's market. This service reviews the strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the technical computing market, including:
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