Computer Hardware

This category contains a wide range of reports that cover microprocessor markets, computer semiconductors, industrial PCs,  and storage devices markets.

Date of Publication: Oct 18, 2016
Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) enables the edge of the network to run in an isolated environment from the rest of the network and creates access to local resources and data. It is the part of edge computing and is highly applicable to many scenarios including M2M, network security, Big Data Analytics, and many business-specific applications. MEC brings virtualized applications much closer to mobile users ensuring network flexibility, economy and scalability for improved user experience.

Date of Publication: Aug 16, 2016
The report finds that shipment volume of the Taiwanese server industry dipped 15.7% sequentially and 0.5% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2016, owing to the deferred demand for Grantley platform. Though the market is expecting a reshuffle, large-sized ISPs or international server brands are still going to prioritize Taiwanese server manufacturers, except Chinese brands who favor homegrown products. Therefore, shipment volume of the server systems shipped at full system, barebones, and board levels is anticpated to have witnessed sequential growth in the third quarter of 2016.

Date of Publication: Jun 2, 2016
This study details the results of the latest IDC forecast for 3D printers in the U.S. market. 3D printing/additive manufacturing is one of the IDC 's innovation accelerators and clearly has the potential to transform industries over the next 15–20 years by injecting efficiency, reducing cost, and accelerating cycle times within global supply chains.

Date of Publication: Jun 2, 2016

Enterprise SSD petabyte demand soars as the mix shifts to higher capacity, lower endurance drives. This report provides a forecast of the client and enterprise SSD market out to 2020. 

Date of Publication: Jun 1, 2016

This report focuses on the entire hard disk drive market food chain, analyzing the markets for hard disk drives, substrates, and thin film heads. Processing issues in the manufacture of each of these sectors in included and the report details the CMP and Lithography sectors of thin film head processing. Market forecasts and market shares of all sectors are detailed. The SSD market is also analyzed.

Date of Publication: May 9, 2016

This study examines the market share for the worldwide SSD market for calendar year 2015 and reviews the forces and dynamics that influenced the market.

Date of Publication: Mar 7, 2016

This report provides the SSD revenue market share by interface and by supplier.