2021's Semiconductor Shortages: Automotive, Mobile Phone, Computing, and Cloud Infrastructure Outlook

2021's Semiconductor Shortages: Automotive, Mobile Phone, Computing, and Cloud Infrastructure Outlook

This IDC Market Perspective discusses reported semiconductor shortages and inventory issues, the causes, how companies are currently addressing the issue, the outlook for different markets, and potential strategies to address the market."IDC does not see semiconductor shortages across all industries. The automotive industry semiconductor shortages were largely self-inflicted due to conservative planning by OEMs. Capacity investment decisions made a number of years ago limited the semiconductor industry's ability to respond to sudden change, but supply issues for this market should improve gradually over the next couple of quarters," says Nina Turner, research manager, IDC's Worldwide Semiconductor Application Forecaster.

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Executive Snapshot
New Market Developments and Dynamics
Situation Overview
Industry Dynamics
Automotive Market
Computing Market
Wireless Market
Networking and Infrastructure
Capacity Expansion
Impact from the Texas Freeze and the Fukushima Earthquake
Measures Taken by Semiconductor Companies
Governmental Policy
Advice for the Technology Supplier and Technology Buyer
Technology Supplier
Technology Buyer
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