This study presents an overview of IDC's forecast for the technical server market for the 2013-2017 period. 2010, 2011, and 2012 were strong recovery years for the HPC technical computing market, with 10.3%, 8.4%, and 7.7% year-over-year growth rates, respectively.
According to Earl Joseph, IDC HPC program vice president, "We are now forecasting a 6.8% CAGR growth rate for the HPC market from 2012 to 2017, and we expect the HPC server market to exceed $15.4 billion by 2017."
Forecast and Assumptions
Worldwide Overall HPC Server Market Forecasts
Forecasts by Competitive Segment
Comparing the Previous and New HPC Forecasts
Historical Market Values and Exchange Rates