White Box Server Market: Introduction
In hardware peripherals, a white box server is a non-branded server or personal computer, which are purchased in bulk from original design manufacturers (ODM). The ODM such as Hon Hai’s Foxconn and Quanta develops white box server by assembling commercial off-the-shelf components in various ways to provide customized computer solution to customers.
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White-box server is a computer structure in a large data centers, which is capable of running major operating systems, for instances, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Windows Server and virtualization software. These server deploy clustering techniques to provide high availability and lower the risk of unexpected downtime.
White Box Server Market: Drivers and Restraints
White-box server is less costly and offers modest functionality, which is the major factor responsible for the growth of the white box server market during the forecast period. Further, growing demand for cost effective off-the-shelf hardware by cloud service providers such as Microsoft Azure and Google is the other driver for the industry expansion.
Customization and flexibility in designing hardware are the crucial factors spurring the growth of the white box server market. Also, original design manufacturers introduced new switching products and white box storage, which are cost effective and energy efficient solutions, hence the market is anticipated to grow in the recent years. On the other hand, unreliable server life span and no brand assurance are the major factors challenging the growth of the industry during the forecast period.
Global White Box Server Market: Market Segmentation
Global White Box Server Market can be divided into five segments, based on Form Factor, Business Type, Processor, Operating System, and Region.
Segmentation on the basis of Form Factor for White Box Server Market:
The major segments of White Box Server Market on the basis of the Form Factor include:
- Density-optimized servers
- Rack & Tower servers
- Blade servers
Segmentation on the basis of Business Type for White Box Server Market:
The major segments of White Box Server Market on the basis of the Business Type include:
- Enterprise customers
- Data centers
Segmentation on the basis of Processor for White Box Server Market:
The major segments of White Box Server Market on the basis of the Processor include:
- Non-X86 servers
- X86 servers
Segmentation on the basis of Operating System for White Box Server Market:
The major segments of White Box Server Market on the basis of the Operating System include:
Segmentation on the basis of Region for White Box Server Market:
The major segments of White Box Server Market on the basis of Region include:
- Asia-Pacific excluding Japan
- The Middle East and Africa
- Western Europe
- North America
- Eastern Europe
- Latin America
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Global White Box Server Market: Regional Trend
North American countries such as U.S. and Canada are witnessing the increase in a number of data centers for data analytics and cloud service, which is projected to propel the market growth in the respective region during the forecast period. Most of the largest data centers are located in North America, which is the other reason spurring the expansion opportunity of the white box server market.
China and India are the emerging economies, which is expected to show fastest growth rate, due to the increasing the number of mobile device and evolvement of data analytics for business operations, which are arising the need of robust servers. Thus Asia-Pacific market is expected to capture fastest market growth in recent years.
Global White Box Server Market: Competitive Landscape
The key players associated with agriculture robot market includes ZT Systems, Quanta Computer Inc., Silicon Mechanics, Wistron Corporation, Stack Velocity Group, Inventec Corporation, Servers Direct, Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Ltd, Hyve Solutions, MiTAC Holdings Corp., Compal Electronics, Super Micro Computer Inc., Celestica Inc. and Penguin Computing.
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