FRAMINGHAM, MA – Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market grew 19.8% year-over-year to $24 billion during the second quarter, according to International Data Corp.
FRANKFURT – Germany area PCB sales slumped 17.4% in the second quarter from a year ago thanks to a Covid-19 lull, according to ZVEI.
MILPITAS, CA – Soaring pandemic-inspired demand for chips that power everything from communications and IT infrastructures to personal computing, gaming and healthcare electronics will drive an 8% increase in global fab equipment spending in 2020 and a 13% increase in 2021, according to SEMI. Rising demand for semiconductors for data center infrastructures and server storage, along with the buildup of safety stock as US-China trade tensions intensify, is also contributing to this year’s growth.
TAIPEI – Consumer DRAM has the strongest demand momentum, as its sequential price decline in the fourth quarter this year is expected to narrow to within 5%, says TrendForce.
FRAMINGHAM, MA – The first half of 2020 has seen a resurgence in the PC and tablet markets, and demand continues to outpace supply, says International Data Corp. Demand is largely driven by work-from-home and at-home education needs, as well as entertainment purposes. Therefore, IDC expects the personal computing devices market, including traditional PCs, tablets, and workstations, will grow 3.3% year-over-year in 2020, with shipment volumes reaching 425.7 million units.