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Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Server Tracker

IDC's Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Server Tracker® provides breadth and depth of coverage of essential server market information, making it invaluable for multinational, regional, and local companies to compare developments in the server market in EMEA. The core of the service is a comprehensive database detailing market sizing and changes and trends in the server market, and it serves as a fundamental tool for tracking competitors in the server space. Using our Excel pivot tables, users will be able to instantly analyze server shipment details in multiple dimensions.

Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in unit shipments, factory revenue, and customer spending.

Core Coverage

  • Vendor, product brand, model name (for historical data only)
  • CPU type: ARM, CISC, EPIC, RISC, x86-32, and x86-64
  • Product Design: Modular, rack optimized, tower, and large systems
  • Product: Blade, density optimized, tower, large systems and rack optimized
  • Product Detail: Blade, custom & standard density optimized, tower, large systems and custom & standard rack optimized
  • OS: Linux, Windows, Unix, i5/OS, z/OS, and so forth
  • Server class: Volume, midrange enterprise, high-end enterprise by 11 price bands
  • Processor information: Socket capability, processor brand, processor family, core per module, module per socket, CPU capability
  • Measurements: Units, Vendor Revenue and Value

Optional Content Add-ons

  • x86 Segment and Channel data: available only by vendor, product design, product, product detail, and socket capability in units and value
  • x86 server by segments: Education, government, very large business (1,000+), large business (500-999), medium-sized business (100-499), and small business (1-99)
  • x86 servers by channels: Direct and indirect
  • Infrastructure Buyer data: available only by region, vendor (15 top vendors) and product category in units and value
  • Server market by infrastructure buyer: Shared Infrastructure/Software/Digital SP, Dedicated Infrastructure SP, Communications SP, and Non-Service Provider

Geographic Scope

  • Central and Eastern Europe (8): Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine and Rest of CEE
  • Middle East and Africa (19): Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan*, Kenya, Kuwait, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Rest of Africa and Rest of Middle East. (*x86 only)
  • Western Europe (16): Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom

Data Deliverables

This Tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. Deliverables for this tracker are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Quarterly data, Historical data, 5-year Forecast data (8 quarters and 3 years)
  • Excel Pivot Table

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are updated quarterly, and include 3 years of historical data, 2 years of quarterly forecasts, and 3 years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the regional, and country levels as follows:

Core Forecast Coverage

  • CPU Type: ARM, CISC, EPIC, RISC, x86-32, and x86-64
  • Product Design: Modular, Rack Optimized, Tower, Large Systems
  • Product: Blade, Multi Node, Tower, Large Systems, Rack Optimized
  • Product Detail: Blade, Custom & Standard Multi Node, Tower, Large Systems and Custom & Standard Rack Optimized
  • OS: Linux, Windows, Unix, i5/OS, z/OS, etc.
  • Server Class: Volume, Midrange Enterprise, and High-End Enterprise and 11 Price Bands
  • Measurements: Units and Value

Optional Forecast Add-on

  • Semiannual Installed Base Forecast Coverage: Installed base for the following technology areas by year, starting from 2012. Forecasts are updated semiannually and include annualized views for three years of historical data and five years of annual forecasts. Details of the forecasts include:
  • CPU type: x86, RISC, EPIC, and CISC
  • Server class: High-End, Midrange, and Volume
  • Product: Blade, Multi Node, Rack Optimized, and Tower
  • Measurements: Installed Base Units

IDC's Tracker Methodology

IDC's tracker data is developed using a rigorous methodology that includes well-planned and well-coordinated local, regional, and worldwide data cross-checks combined with a proprietary advanced data consolidation and analysis data platform managed by IDC's Worldwide Tracker organization. Data sources used in the process of determining IDC's tracker numbers include, but are not limited to:

  • In-country local vendor interviews
  • Distribution data feeds
  • Worldwide and regional vendor guidance
  • ODM data
  • In-country local channel partner discussions
  • Import records
  • Feedback from component suppliers
  • Vendor briefings and public financial reports

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Meet the Experts
Eckhardt Fischer

Senior Research Analyst, European Server Team

Jiri Helebrand

Senior Research Manager, Servers, Systems & Infrastructure Solutions, CEMA