Trends Report

Database Appliances Are Gaining Momentum In China

Hardware-Centric Solutions Continue To Have Strong Local Appeal

February 22nd, 2012
With contributors:
Michael Barnes , Bryan Wang , Frank Liu , Reedwan Iqbal

Summary

Mature IT customers in China are facing challenges in analyzing large data sets. Demand for database appliances — a combination of hardware and software integrated with and optimized for a specific server and operating system — will grow significantly in China over the next three to five years. This report details how appliance vendors can address this fast-growing segment by focusing on high potential usage scenarios, continuing to invest in educating customers, and fostering a stable channel ecosystem.

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