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Worldwide Windows Server Operating Environments Forecast, 2016–2020

Worldwide Windows Server Operating Environments Forecast, 2016–2020

This IDC study forecasts Windows server operating environments (SOEs) shipments and installed base for the 2016–2020 forecast period."The emergence of cloud-native applications creates a challenge for Microsoft, which is responding with a strong new product with Windows Server 2016," said Al Gillen, GVP, Software Development and Open Source, IDC. "Windows Server 2016 and the Microsoft Azure cloud need to continue moving quickly forward to stay competitive in an accelerating industry."

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Consolidation on Windows Server Datacenter Edition
End of Extended Support for Windows Server 2008
Inhibitors
Uncertainty of Future Application Environments: Cloud-Native Applications
Uncertainty of Future Application Environments: Public Cloud
Significant Market Developments
New Core-Based Licensing
Virtualization and Servers
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Methodology
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