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Worldwide Quarterly Workstation Tracker

Available Product Resources Factsheet

IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Workstation Tracker® enables users to better understand the dynamics of the rapidly changing workstation market. It provides clients with a quantitative measure of the market and how particular vendors are performing within the space. Through in-depth analysis, users can quickly get answers to important product planning and positioning questions.

Technology Coverage


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

Core Coverage

  • Product: All-in-one, blade, mobile, rack, and tower
  • Model level and screen size coverage
  • Application: DCC, economic/finance, engineering, and other commercial, scientific, and software engineering
  • Operating systems: Linux, Unix, and Windows
  • Five-year forecast

Optional Content Add-Ons

  • Segment: Education, government, small business (with 1–99 employees), medium-sized business (with 100–499 employees), large business (with 500–999 employees), and very large business (with 1,000+ employees)
  • Channel: Vendor direct, vendor direct internet, dealer/VAR/SI, retail online, retail in-store, etailer, telco online, telco in-store, and others
  • Contractional versus transactional

Geographic Scope


  • Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (16): Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, PRC, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and rest of Asia/Pacific
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) (15): Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and rest of CEE
  • Japan
  • Latin America (17): Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, rest of Central America, and rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa (24): Algeria, Bahrain, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, rest of Africa, and rest of Middle East
  • United States
  • Western Europe (16): Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom

Data Deliverables


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

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data