Low-End Servers - Global Strategic Business Report

Low-End Servers - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Mar 10, 2015, 169 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP6803

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Low-End Servers in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 33 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Acer America Corporation
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Dell, Inc.
Fujitsu Limited

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definition and Scope of Study                             I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Low-End Servers: A Prelude                                        II-1
       Table 1: Global Servers Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown
       of Revenues by Server Class (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-2
       Low-End/Volume Servers, Midrange Servers and High-end
        Servers: A Comparative Study                                    II-2
      The Server Industry: A Macro Perspective                          II-2
       Table 2: Leading Players in Global Servers Market (2014):
       Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM,
       Oracle and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           II-3
       Windows Predominates Server Operating System Market              II-3
        Table 3: World Server Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of
        Revenues by Operating System (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-4
       Dominance of Large Server OEMs Wanes as ‘White Box’ Vendor
        Penetration Gains Momentum                                      II-4
       Competitive Landscape in Low-End Server Market                   II-5
        Table 4: Leading Players in Global Low-End Servers Market
        (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Dell, HP,
        Lenovo and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-5
        x86: A Dominant Architecture for Low End-Servers                II-5
         Table 5: Leading Players in Global x86 Microprocessors
         Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for
         Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel and Others (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-6
      Outlook                                                           II-6
       Asia-Pacific Offers Immense Growth Opportunities for Low-End
        Servers                                                         II-7
       Low Cost Blade Servers: The Fastest Growing Segment of Low
        End Servers Market                                              II-7
        Table 6: Global Blade Servers Market (2014): Percentage
        Breakdown of Shipments by End-Use Segment (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-8
      Economic Upheavals in the Recent Past & Their Impact on Low-
       End Servers Market                                               II-8
       Global Recession Exerts Deep Impact in 2009                      II-8
       Market Makes a Quick Comeback in 2010 & Remains Stable in 2011   II-8
       Market Tested Once Again in 2012 & 2013 Amid Eurozone Debt
        Crisis & the US Fiscal Cliff Concerns                           II-9

  2. MARKET TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS & ISSUES                             II-10
      Demand for Low Cost & Low Power Servers Accelerates               II-10
      Enterprise Data Centers - A Major Application Market              II-10
      SMBs Drive the Market                                             II-11
      Server Clustering: A Beneficial Trend Driving Growth              II-11
      Micro Servers: The Next Generation Low-End Servers                II-11
      Servers with Multiple Cores: A Key Trend                          II-12
      ARM-Based Processors Set to Weaken x86 Architecture               II-12
      Growing Adoption of Cloud Computing: An Opportunity Indicator     II-13
       Table 7: Global Enterprise Cloud Services Market (2014):
       Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-13
       Inclination towards Cloud Computing Creates Opportunities for
        Low-End Servers                                                 II-14
      Virtualization Threatens the Market for Low End Servers           II-14
       Table 8: Global Server Virtualization Market (2014):
       Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Architecture (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-14
       x86 Virtualization Cripples Low End-Server Market Prospects      II-14
        Table 9: Global Server Virtualization Software Market
        (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Server
        Architecture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               II-15
      x86: The Architecture of Choice for Global Servers Manufacturers  II-15
       Table 10: Global Server Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown
       of Unit Sales by Architecture (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-15

       Table 11: Global Server Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown
       of Revenues by Architecture (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-15

  3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-16
      Servers: Definition and Classification                            II-16
      Types of Servers by Price                                         II-17
      Types of Servers by Operating System                              II-17
       Unix                                                             II-17
       Windows Server                                                   II-17
       Linux                                                            II-18
       NetWare                                                          II-18
       OpenVMS                                                          II-19
       IBM i                                                            II-19
       z/OS                                                             II-19
      Types of Servers Based on Chip Types                              II-20
       CISC                                                             II-20
       RISC                                                             II-20
       X86                                                              II-21
        x86-32                                                          II-21
        x86-64                                                          II-21
      Servers Based on Applications                                     II-22
       Web Servers                                                      II-22
       Application Servers                                              II-22
       Specialized Servers                                              II-22
       Media Servers                                                    II-22
       Mail (Exchange) Servers                                          II-22
       Blade Servers                                                    II-22
       Mobile Rack Servers                                              II-23
       Proxy Servers                                                    II-23

  4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS                                  II-24
      Oracle Unveils Sun Server X4-8 and X4-4 Systems                   II-24
      IBM Rolls Out System x M5 Servers                                 II-24
      HP Widens Moonshot Server Portfolio with Xen and x86              II-24
      IBM Introduces Sixth Generation of its Enterprise X-
       Architecture for System x and PureSystems Servers                II-24
      AMD Rolls Out AMD Opteron X-Series Server Processors              II-24
      Oracle Unveils New SPARC Server Range                             II-24
      HP Introduces New HP Moonshot Software Defined Server             II-25
      Lantronix Introduces New xPico™ Wi-Fi® Device Server              II-25
      Lenovo Launches ThinkServer® TD330                                II-25
      Dell to Introduce New ARM-based Copper Servers                    II-25
      IBM Launches New PowerLinux Systems                               II-25
      Intel Launches Low-Power SoC for High-Density Micro Servers       II-25
      Alt-N Technologies Launches MDaemon® Messaging Server 13          II-26
      Lenovo Introduces New ThinkServer RD430 and RD330 Rack Servers    II-26
      AMD Introduces AMD Opteron 6300 Series Server Processors          II-26
      HP Launches HP ProLiant Generation 8 Four-Socket Servers          II-26
      HP Launches Low-Power Servers                                     II-26
      Dell Launches PowerEdge C5220 Micro Servers                       II-26
      IBM Introduces Power7+ for High-End Servers                       II-27
      NEC Expands the Express5800 IA Server Series with New
       Express5800/HR120a-1                                             II-27
      MiTAC Unveils New GFX ARM Server                                  II-27

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-28
      Lenovo Takes Over IBM’s x86 Server Business                       II-28
      EMC Enters into Global Technology Partnership with Lenovo         II-28
      AMD Acquires SeaMicro                                             II-28
      Sugon Inks OEM Agreement with NextIO                              II-28

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-29
      Acer America Corporation (US)                                     II-29
      Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (US)                                 II-29
      Cisco Systems, Inc. (US)                                          II-29
      Dell, Inc. (US)                                                   II-30
      Fujitsu Limited (Japan)                                           II-30
      Hewlett-Packard Company (US)                                      II-30
      Hitachi Data Systems (US)                                         II-31
      Intel Corporation (US)                                            II-31
      Lenovo (China)                                                    II-31
      Microsoft Corporation (US)                                        II-32
      NCR Corporation (US)                                              II-32
      Oracle Corporation (US)                                           II-32
      Sugon (China)                                                     II-33

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-34
      Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Low-End Servers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units
      for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-34

      Table 13: World Historic Review for Low-End Servers by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2007 through
      2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-35

      Table 14: World 14-Year Perspective for Low-End Servers by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume
      Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
      America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-36


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Increase in Demand for Low-end Servers by SMBs                  III-1
        Low Cost Blade Servers: The Fastest Growing Segment in the US   III-1
        Recession Impact on the US Low-end Servers Market               III-2
        Product Launches                                                III-2
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-5
        Select Players                                                  III-6
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-10
        Table 15: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-10

        Table 16: US Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-11

  2. CANADA                                                             III-12
       Market Analysis                                                  III-12
        Table 17: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-12

        Table 18: Canadian Historic Review for Low-end Servers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for
        Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-13

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-14
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-14
        Outlook                                                         III-14
        The Japanese X86 Servers Market                                 III-14
         Table 19: Japanese x86 Servers Market (2014): Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments by CPU Capacity (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-15

         Table 20: Japanese Blade Servers Market (2014): Percentage
         Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Product Segment (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-15
        Product Launch                                                  III-15
        Fujitsu Limited - A Key Japanese Player                         III-15
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-16
        Table 21: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-16

        Table 22: Japanese Historic Review for Low-end Servers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for
        Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-17

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-18
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-18
        Outlook                                                         III-18
        Impact of Euro Crisis on the Region’s Server Market             III-18
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-19
        Table 23: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Low-End Servers by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
        Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand
        Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-19

        Table 24: European Historic Review for Low-End Servers by
        Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
        Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2007
        through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-20

        Table 25: European 14-Year Perspective for Low-End Servers
        by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume
        Shipments for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and
        Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-21

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-22
       Market Analysis                                                  III-22
        Table 26: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-22

        Table 27: French Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-23

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-24
       Market Analysis                                                  III-24
        Table 28: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-24

        Table 29: German Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-25

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-26
       Market Analysis                                                  III-26
        Table 30: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-26

        Table 31: Italian Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-27

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-28
       Market Analysis                                                  III-28
        Table 32: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-28

        Table 33: UK Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-29

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-30
       Market Analysis                                                  III-30
        Table 34: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-30

        Table 35: Spanish Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-31

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-32
       Market Analysis                                                  III-32
        Table 36: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-32

        Table 37: Russian Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-33

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-34
       Market Analysis                                                  III-34
        Table 38: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual
        Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-34

        Table 39: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Low-end Servers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for
        Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-35

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-36
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-36
        Outlook                                                         III-36
        Asia-Pacific Drives Global Server Demand                        III-36
        Rising Proliferation of SMBs in the Region Drive the Low-end
         Servers Market                                                 III-36
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-37
        Table 40: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Low-end Servers by Geographic Region - China,
        India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-37

        Table 41: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Low-End Servers
        by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-38

        Table 42: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Low-End
        Servers by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of
        Volume Shipments for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-39

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-40
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-40
        Outlook                                                         III-40
        China Spearheads Growth                                         III-40
        Corporate Development                                           III-40
        Key Players                                                     III-40
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-41
        Table 43: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-41

        Table 44: Chinese Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-42

  5b. INDIA                                                             III-43
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-43
        Outlook                                                         III-43
        Server Market in India Abounds with Opportunity                 III-43
         Table 45: Indian Servers Market (2014): Percentage Share
         Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Architecture (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-43
        Product Launch                                                  III-44
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-44
        Table 46: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-44

        Table 47: Indian Historic Review for Low-end Servers Market
        Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years
        2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-45

  5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-46
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-46
        Outlook                                                         III-46
        Product Launch                                                  III-46
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-47
        Table 48: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual
        Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-47

        Table 49: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Low-end
        Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand
        Units for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-48

  6. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-49
       Market Analysis                                                  III-49
        Table 50: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Low-end Servers by Geographic Region - Brazil
        and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-49

        Table 51: Latin American Historic Review for Low-end Servers
        by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-50

        Table 52: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Low-End
        Servers by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of
        Volume Shipments for Brazil and Rest of Latin America
        Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-51

  6a. BRAZIL                                                            III-52
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-52
        Outlook                                                         III-52
        Itautec S/A - A Key Brazil-Based Player                         III-52
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-52
        Table 53: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
        Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-52

        Table 54: Brazilian Historic Review for Low-end Servers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for
        Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-53

  6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA                                             III-54
       Market Analysis                                                  III-54
        Table 55: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with
        Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-54

        Table 56: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Low-end
        Servers Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand
        Units for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-55

  7. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-56
       Market Analysis                                                  III-56
        Table 57: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Low-end Servers Market Analyzed with Annual
        Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-56

        Table 58: Rest of World Historic Review for Low-end Servers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for
        Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-57


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 33 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 37)

     The United States (24)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (3)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (8)
     Latin America (1)
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