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Tech Trends Impact 2006 Server Shipments
Gartner released figures this week that show worldwide server shipments increased by 9 percent to exceed 8 million units in 2006.
The findings show that while the industry as a whole posted a 2 percent gain in revenues for the year, x86 servers slowed significantly in the fourth quarter. Gartner says the slowdown is directly related to companies putting off server purchases as they await the rollout of new multicore x86 systems.
Additionally, Gartner says virtualization of x86 environments is having an effect on demand as businesses can run more virtual servers on fewer physical machines.
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