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Worldwide Linux Server Operating Environments Forecast, 2016–2020

Worldwide Linux Server Operating Environments Forecast, 2016–2020

This IDC study forecasts Linux server operating environments subscriptions and installed base for 2016–2020."The market is changing to favor Linux, and success in the server side of the market is just the starting point, as the buildout of the Internet of Things (IoT) plays out over the next decade," said Al Gillen, GVP, Enterprise Infrastructure, IDC. "However, if you are interested in competing in this market, it is essential to look beneath the top-line data to see how the changing dynamics of the software story shapes opportunity going forward."

Please Note: Extended description available upon request.


IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Cloud Buildout
Internet of Things
Inhibitors
Containers and Thin Linux
Significant Market Developments
The Impact of Virtualization
Comparison with Server Hardware Data
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Methodology
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