IDC Tracker

Worldwide Semiannual Accelerated Server Tracker

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IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Accelerated Server Tracker® greatly enhances industry stakeholders' ability to effectively respond to the highly dynamic accelerated server market. Understanding the degree to which key segments of this global market are being deployed provides business-critical information for technology suppliers, channel partners, and all participants within the supply chain. This product provides worldwide accelerated server sales (i.e., complete systems) by top server vendors and key technology segments.

Technology Coverage


This tracker provides worldwide market size and vendor share for the technology areas listed in this section. This tracker measures the market in new system shipments. Systems shipped directly by server vendors as well as those shipped indirectly by channel partners (e.g., distributors, integrators, and VARs) are included.

Core Coverage at Launch

  • Accelerator type: GPU, FPGA, and ASIC
  • Socket capability: 1, 2+, and 4+
  • CPU type: x86, RISC, and other
  • Product (form factor): Large system, tower, multinode, rack optimized, and blade
  • Vendor type: OEM versus ODM Direct

Geographic Scope


  • Worldwide

Data Deliverables


This tracker is delivered on a semiannual basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. Microsoft Excel–based pivot tables are also available. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative. Deliverables for this tracker are:

  • All deliverables provide historical data and exclude forward-looking forecasts
  • Periods presented as 1H and 2H of each historical year (i.e., semiannually)
  • Excel pivot table and query tool
Peter Rutten

Research Vice-President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, Performance-Intensive Computing Solutions Global Research Lead

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Lidice Fernandez

Group Vice President, Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure Trackers and Americas Data & Analytics Team Lead

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