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China Quarterly Integrated Systems Tracker

As a new architect, integrated systems is rising up in the China market. IDC observes that the integrated systems market is rapidly growing, and the competition is becoming more and more intense. Integrated systems vendors are now facing the challenge of either expanding the overall server market size or increasing their respective market shares. These vendors need to know how to identify and target business opportunities with the highest potential to remain profitable in this highly competitive and rapidly growing server market. IDC's China Quarterly Integrated Systems Tracker® is designed to provide vendors with more detailed market segmentations in order to help them better understand the China market and find new markets to achieve their business targets.

Technology Coverage

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

Core Coverage:

  • OS
  • Chip type
  • Size class
  • Product category

Geographic Scope

  • Mainland China
  • Geographic coverage of 32 cities by province: North China (Beijing, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Shandong, Shanxi, and Tianjin), East China (Anhui, Jiangsu, Shanghai, and Zhejiang), Central China (Henan, Hubei, Hunan, and Jiangxi), Northeast China (Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning), Northwest China (Gansu, Ningxia, Shaanxi, and Xinjiang), Southwest China (Chongqing, Guizhou, Sichuan, Tibet, and Yunnan), and South China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guangzhou, Hainan, and Shenzhen)

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are updated quarterly and include one year of historical data and an additional five years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the country level. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

Core forecast coverage:

  • Product category


This tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis with tools such as pivot tables and PowerPoint slides. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative. Deliverables for this tracker are:

  • Final data tables
  • Executive summary

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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Storm Liu

Associate Research Director, Enterprise Research, IDC China