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IDC's Worldwide Datacenter IT OEM and ODM Supplier Taxonomy, 2021

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IDC's Worldwide Datacenter IT OEM and ODM Supplier Taxonomy, 2021
Published: February 9, 2021 Content info: 22 Pages

This IDC study provides a taxonomical overview of the datacenter IT OEM and ODM supplier market, including definitions used in the Computing Platforms and Storage ODM Direct QView. This taxonomy has been significantly overhauled to increase the level of granularity to reflect ongoing market trends."Computing platforms are foundational for digital infrastructure. Newer disaggregation, convergence, and scaling approaches provide a way for organizations to better utilize their infrastructure," says Leon Kao, research manager, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms, and Technologies.

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Product Code: US47407720

IDC's Worldwide Datacenter IT OEM and ODM Supplier Taxonomy

Taxonomy Changes for 2021

Taxonomy Overview

  • Overview
  • Market Overview and Trends
    • Overview
    • Market Trends


  • Supplier Type
    • Original Equipment Manufacturing
    • Original Design Manufacturing
    • Component Manufacturing
  • Route to Market
    • OEM Retail
    • OEM to OEM
    • ODM to OEM
    • ODM Direct
  • Manufacturing Business Model
    • Electronics Manufacturing Services
    • Joint Design Manufacturing
    • Systems Integrators
    • Self-Built
  • Manufacturing Type
    • Branded (Catalogued or Configurable)
    • White Box (Custom or Configured)
    • Custom (Design and/or Order to Specification)
  • Platform Customization Approaches
  • Component Supply Chain Segments
  • ODM Direct Manufacturing Levels
    • Design Specificity
    • Proprietary, Self-Designed Software
    • Component-Level Management and Control
  • ODM Direct Production Line Segments and Locations
  • Supply and Value Chain Disruptive Trends: Two Examples
    • Partnership ODM Suppliers and Systems Integrators
    • Expansion of JDM/ODM+: OEMs and ODMs Partner with Their End Customers
      • Phase 1: Off-the-Shelf Procurement
      • Phase 2: Custom Design Optimization
      • Phase 3: Joint Control of Supply Chain
      • Phase 4: Supply Chain Optimization
  • Computing Platforms and Storage ODM Direct QView Definitions

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  • Related Research
  • Methodology
    • Market Measurements
      • Shipments
      • Vendor Revenue and Value
      • Average System Price
      • Installed Base
      • Server Retirement Rate
  • Synopsis
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