View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
May 23, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 12:48pm

NT WILL NOT IMPACT HIGH-END SERVER MARKET BEFORE 2000

By CBR Staff Writer

According to Martin Hingley, senior analyst at IDC, NT clusters will not feature in the high-end server market before the turn of the century. And contrary to industry speculation that IBM’s revenues from its high-end S/390 family were on the wain, IDC forcasts it will snare 85% of high-end server revenue for 1997, which it estimates to be about $2.8bn. Unix is expected to account for only 8% ($265) of total server revenues for the year, while other mainframes trail behind, to acccount for about 7% ($227m), but by the end of the decade, this market will have all but died out. However, IDC’s latest forecasts indicate S/390 revenues will remain flat during the next four years, while Unix will grow significantly from below. And HP is leading the charge, breaking down the integrated vertical market with the need for new applications such as decision support and on-line transaction processing, which are well addressed by the new cluster architectures, said Hingley.

Content from our partners
DTX Manchester welcomes leading tech talent from across the region and beyond
The hidden complexities of deploying AI in your business
When it comes to AI, remember not every problem is a nail

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU