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Enterprise Linux Today: IDC outlines server market trends

Sep 29, 2000, 19:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Geralds)

"A new power base in consumer markets, along with open source platforms and mass commoditisation, will drive the server market through the next decade, according to IDC."

"IDC analyst Debra Goldfarb said at the researcher's conference this week that scalable architectures and clustering technologies, along with language recognition, will be important areas of research."

"Goldfarb predicted that within the next 10 years, Intel's IA-64 will cross over Risc, followed by an emerging technology called microsystems which will subsequently cross over IA-64. IDC defines microsystems as the migration of server functionality onto silicon."

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