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Computing Platforms Team

Ashish Nadkarni

Program Vice President, Computing Platforms, Worldwide Infrastructure

Kuba Stolarski

Research Director, Computing Platforms

Peter Rutten

Research Manager, Server Solutions

New Research

This IDC study discusses how the server market performed in 2017 overall and by vendor on a regional basis."The server market experienced record growth in 2017," said Kuba Stolarski, research director, Computing Platforms at IDC. "With a he...
This IDC Market Perspective reviews the manner in which operating environments are being transformed thanks to market dynamics in core, edge, and endpoint computing."Given the trend by most enterprises toward open source–based application s...
On May 2, 2018, Equinix — a interconnection and datacenter facility provider — reported its first quarter 2018 results. This announcement marked its 61st consecutive quarter of top-line revenue growth. Equinix reported that quarterly revenu...
This IDC study provides worldwide market share data for operating systems and subsystems for calendar year 2017."Operating systems and subsystems are the foundation for a modern infrastructure and provide the foundation necessary for hostin...
This IDC Market Perspective examines and provides an overview of the NVIDIA 2018 GPU Technology Conference held in San Jose, California. The event highlighted a range of new GPU acceleration products and services by NVIDIA and its partners ...
HPE announced a range of initiatives around infrastructure for AI based on a hard product launch — the Apollo 6500 Gen 10 — combined with a softer approach focused on helping businesses deal with the many complexities of AI, including addit...
This IDC study provides a container forecast that represents the installed base of container hosts and container instances in IT environments for the 2016–2021 period."Containers allow for quick, mass deployment of isolated, modular applica...
This IDC Survey Spotlight shows the degree to which businesses of different sizes expect to be using GP-GPUs, FPGAs, ASICs, and many-core processors for accelerating their AI applications in 24 months. According to Peter Rutten, research ma...
The Embedded Linux (EL) market is fragmented, thanks to the plethora of projects and distributions that are specific to certain use cases or adapted to specific devices and processors. Selecting the right EL platform can be quite an arduous...
IDC TechBrief: Modular Server Systems

Mar 2018 - IDC TechBrief - Doc # US43404818

by: Kuba Stolarski

This IDC TechBrief examines the potential benefits of modular server systems if deployed in the right context. IT executives should consider the risks and success factors before deciding to purchase a modular system. Ultimately, the ideal o...