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Outlook and Trends for IT Product and Application Development, 2016 and Beyond

Outlook and Trends for IT Product and Application Development, 2016 and Beyond

Affected by declining demand for consumer products, notebook PCs and desktop PCs both have faced major setbacks; tablets also have witnessed first year-on-year decline in 2015 since debut. With the expansion of public and private cloud services and the rising demand for large-scale data centers, server market demand continues to show steady growth albeit down to a single-digit level. Amid the slowdown in product innovation, PC brands look to IoT applications for development and how efficiently companies can adjust unused capacity amid demand slowdown and control over manufacturing flexibility and system integration are key differentiators to help them gain growth momentum in the future.


  • IT Product Coverage
  • Competitive Landscape of Major IT Products
  • How Leading IT Companies Perform Lately
  • Development of the Global IT Market
    • Global IT Hardware Market Volume, 2014-2019
    • Commercial Market Plays a Role in Determining Market Share of Brands
    • Influence of White-box Tablets and ODM Direct Servers Remains Prominent
    • Windows Share in Traditional PC Market Falling Below 90% in 2015
    • Windows Still Captures over 50% of the Worldwide PC OS Market
  • Development of the Taiwanese Industry
    • Desktop PC and Server to Outperform Other PC Systems in 2016
    • White-box Products Have Taken Toll on Taiwanese ODMs' Total Available Market
    • Taiwanese IT Industry's Global Share Declining in 2015
  • Highlighted Topics
    • 2-in-1 Tablets Expected to be Next Growth Driver
    • Gaming Players Building Their Own Ecosystems
    • Niche Applications Becoming Next Battlefield
    • Small For Factor PCs Expected to Ride the Tide of Smart IoT
    • Fujitsu to Achieve Massive Customization Using Smart Manufacturing
    • PC Brands Look Aggressive towards Smart Wearables
    • Future Development Lies on Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Wintel, Apple, Google Looking to IoT for Future Opportunities

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