Intel Itanium has a bright future, IDC predicts

Posted on Monday, Feb 20 2006 @ 23:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to a report from analyst firm IDC, the Intel Itanium processor market is set to grow to $6.6 billion by 2009.
Itanium servers are expected to outgrow the overall server market with 35 per cent compound annual growth, versus 3.4 per cent for the overall market, the study claimed.

The Intel chip architecture has shown disappointing sales since its launch and some market analysts and competitors have proclaimed the architecture dead.

But the 500 enterprise users interviewed for the IDC study showed a high customer satisfaction with the systems.
More details at VNU Net.


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