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: Jun 19, 2017
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for DisplayPorts 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 2016 through 2024.

Date of Publication: May 15, 2017
This study analyzes the worldwide hard disk drive forecast market. Navigating a market characterized by growing storage capacity requirements while storage device unit shipments and revenue are declining is fraught with challenges.

Date of Publication: Apr 28, 2017
This study provides the worldwide market and vendor share results for PC discrete graphics processing unit vendors for the fourth calendar quarter of 2016. The accompanying Excel file contains historical data for the 1Q09–4Q16 period.

Date of Publication: Jul 17, 2017

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: Dec 17, 2016
This study presents an updated outlook at the solid state drive market through 2020. The SSD industry dynamics associated with 2016 and the end-device forecast changes are aggregated, analyzed, and applied to IDC's long-term SSD forecast in terms of units, revenue, and petabytes for each consumption category of SSDs (client, enterprise, and commercial).

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.