Worldwide HPC Server 2015-2019 Forecast

Worldwide HPC Server 2015-2019 Forecast

  • March 2015 •
  • 19 pages •
  • Report ID: 2847495 •
  • Format: PDF

This IDC study presents an overview of IDC's forecast for the HPC market for the 2015-2019 period. The data in this study is based on IDC's segmentation of the technical market, which is as follows:

  • Supercomputers. Systems purchased to support technical applications and sold for $500,000+
  • Technical divisional servers. Systems purchased to support technical applications and sold for $250,000 to $499,999
  • Technical departmental servers. Systems purchased to support technical applications and sold for $100,000 to $249,999
  • Technical workgroup. Systems purchased to support technical applications and sold for <$100,000

2010, 2011, and 2012 were strong recovery years for the HPC server market with 10.3%, 8.4%, and 7.7% year-on-year growth rates, respectively. Then 2013 and 2014 showed a market slowdown.

According to Earl Joseph, IDC HPC program vice president, "We are now forecasting a five-year 8.2% CAGR, after seeing 2014 come in as a no-growth year, and expect the HPC server market to reach $15 billion by 2019."