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

Related Research