IDC predicts server market to hardly grow over 2% annually through 2011 because of virtualization

Quoting from Computer World:

“Midrange servers are experiencing a period of short-term investment this year, partly as a result of firms adopting some larger systems with a view to the rollout of virtualization,” according to the report. “This adoption of virtualization, however, will be an inhibitor over the longer term as the overall server market struggles to maintain growth rates of more than 2% annually through 2011.”…

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The Virtualization Industry Predictions has been updated accordingly.