I’ve been perversely resisting pointing to this story, but the deluge of coverage on the interwebs has worn me down. I’ll make it a quickie
On Tuesday, IDC reported some encouraging numbers for the HPC server market for the second quarter of 2008. The analyst group estimated that server revenue was10 percent greater in Q2 compared to Q1, and 4 percent greater compared to the same quarter in 2007. Shipment units actually dropped slightly — down 5 percent from Q1 — but since customers ended up buying more expensive gear, revenue rose.