MarketsandMarkets Updates on the White Box Server Market
According to a new market research report from MarketsandMarkets, "White Box Server Market by Form Factor (Rack & Tower, Blade, Density-Optimized), Business Type (Data Centers, Enterprise Customers), Processor (X86, non-X86), Operating System (Linux, Windows, UNIX), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022", finds the market is expected to reach USD 14.43 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 18.6 percent between 2016 and 2022.
The factors which are driving the growth of market include low cost and high degree of customization, increasing adoption of white box servers among end users, growing number of data centers, and rising adoption of Open Platforms such as Open Compute Project, Project Scorpio, and so on. Increase in the demand for micro servers from data centers provides ample of opportunities for the white box server market.
"Data centers expected to account for a major share of the white box server market during the forecast period"
The data center is the major end-user segment in the white box server market and is expected to dominate in coming years as well. The market for data centers is booming, and this segment purchases the servers in bulk quantities which means cost is one of the most important parameters. White box vendors offer low-cost servers compared to OEMs and also offer high degree of customization to end users.
"The market for density-optimized servers expected to grow at the highest rate between 2016 and 2022"
Increased usage of density-optimized servers by hyperscale data centers is one of the driving factors. Density-optimized servers are designed for large-scale data center environments with streamlined system designs that focus on performance, energy efficiency, and density.
"Americas expected to dominate the white box server market between 2016 and 2022"
Increasing number of data centers is one of the driving factors. North America plays a major role in the data center market including the U.S. (New York, Sillicon Valley, Dallas, and Eastern Washington State), Canada, and so on. Although data centers are still found in major American cities, increasingly data centers are being built in the Midwest. Colorado is becoming a data center hot spot. It provides power in abundance, a skilled pool of educated workers, availability of government-approved training programs, and low risk of natural disasters. Most of the world's largest data centers also exist in the Americas which makes it competitive edge for the server industry.
The major players in the white box server market include Quanta Computer Inc. (Taiwan), Wistron Corp. (Taiwan), Inventec Corp. (Taiwan), Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Ltd. (Taiwan), MiTAC Holdings Corp. (Taiwan), Celestica Inc. (Canada), Compal Electronics (Taiwan), Hyve Solutions (U.S.), Penguin Computing (U.S.), Servers Direct (U.S.), Stack Velocity Group (U.S.), Super Micro Computer Inc. (U.S.), Silicon Mechanics (U.S.), ZT Systems (U.S.).
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Tea Forté Introduces ‘Matcha’ Collection
Convenience meets tradition in Tea Forté’s new Ceremonial Matcha Bowl Set and the Matcha Single Steeps.
The company said its spring harvested, shade grown, stone ground, organic matcha tea is best served in a centuries-old Japanese tea ceremony called chanoyu: a preparation technique known for its centering meditative qualities.
"The launch of Tea Forté's Matcha collection represents our continued commitment to wellness and cultivating all the potential mental and physical health benefits of tea," says Tea Forté CEO Michael Gebrael. "In addition to our high quality Pure Matcha, we've also blended four distinct flavored Matcha varieties. Prepackaged in pouches measured out for a single serving, our Single Steeps Matcha is ideal for the office, travel, or to keep with you for a boost anytime."
Tea Forté noted its handcrafted ceremonial tea bowl, handmade bamboo whisk and measuring ladle “encourages serene enjoyment of our premium Kosher, gluten-free and vegan matcha blends.” These include: Pure Matcha, Chocolate Matcha, Coconut Matcha, Ginger Matcha, and Chai Matcha.
According to a release, in addition to its distinctive taste, matcha is prized for its health benefits. Steeped green tea contains only the antioxidants that can be extracted in water, while with matcha, the whole leaf is consumed.
Available now in select stores and online at teaforte.com.
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