Information Technology (IT) equipment is a family of products used primarily for collection, transfer, storage or processing of data. Corporate IT equipment are related to server, storage and network infrastructure, while consumer market include electronic devices such as desktop computers/personal computers (PC), notebooks, smartphones & mobile devices, monitors, webcams, among others.
Increased adoption of cloud services, big data and virtualization demands data centers to build infrastructure capable of hosting ever-growing data. Server system plays an important role by transferring data from a data center to its associated computers. On the basis of types, servers market can be segmented into rack, blade, tower and micro servers. While rack and blade servers are preferred for their distinct features, micro server, being expensive, are liked for its compact features.
Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and Enterprise Solid State Drive (ESSD) are the storage components being used in data centers. As opposed to HDD, ESSD contains no moving parts/components and instead use an assembly of integrated circuits, resulting in improved speed. Data center networking equipment include Ethernet switches, routers, network security equipment, Storage Area Network (SAN) components, Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs), and Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization appliances.
Current trend of smartphones and mobile devices is overruling the desktop and PC market, by keeping their usage limited to offices and business points. However, with Windows 10’s compatibility with multiple devices, inclination towards ultrabooks and tablets is likely to be seen.
Smartphone applications are now trending towards smart/social televisions which are equipped with internet and allow access to social networking websites. Android TV and Apple TV are some of the famous smart TV brands. Smart TV market is expected to double by 2018.
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