Worldwide AI Server Infrastructure Forecast, 2018–2022

Worldwide AI Server Infrastructure Forecast, 2018–2022

This IDC study presents our forecast of worldwide revenue from AI servers."Servers for AI workloads are a very fast-growing segment in the server market," said Peter Rutten, research manager at IDC's Servers and Compute Platform Group. "As our data shows, AI server infrastructure will reach $17.6 billion in 2022, with more than two-thirds of that revenue coming from accelerated servers that run AI. This market has now taken its own unique shape as most server vendors have targeted offerings and large cloud SPs are offering compute instances for AI."

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market More Powerful Systems
Investigate Diverse Acceleration Technologies
Market to the Data Lake Requirements
Engage in Customer Education
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Growth in Commercial and Open Source AI Software
Growth in Accelerated Computing
Relative Immaturity
Initial Use of Existing, General-Purpose Systems
Move to the Cloud
Significant Market Developments
Processor Diversity
Cloud Service Provider AI Offerings
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
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