Thin Clients: Market Research Report

Date: February 22, 2010
Pages: 497
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Thin Clients: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Thin Clients in Thousand Units and in US$ Million.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 63 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Clientron Corp., Dell Inc., Devon IT, Inc., Fujian Start Computer Equipment Co., Ltd., Fujian Centerm Information Co., Ltd., Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., HCL Peripherals Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., Hitachi, Ltd., IGEL Technology Ltd., Maple Computer Corporation, NEC Corporation, TECO Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd., Termtek Computer Co., Ltd., Tul Corporation, VXL Instruments Limited, W-Channel Inc., and Wyse Technology Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

The Coming of Age of Thin Computing
Why Thin Computing?
Fat is 'Out”, Thin is “In” for the Enterprise Computing
Thin Clients Survive Early Setback
Cost Benefits Spur Thin Client Popularity As An Alternative to Desktop Computing
Growth Drivers In a Capsule
Recession Fuels the Need for Cost Reduction
Runaway Desktops To Push Thin Client Out of its Orbit
Mobile Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: A New Era in Thin Client Evolution
Growing Need for Anytime, Anywhere Accessibility to Corporate & Internet Networks Augur Well for Thin Clients
Greater Use of IP Streaming for Multimedia Access Drives Demand for Thin Clients
Higher Bandwidth Solutions Boost Thin Client Adoption
Thin Clients Offer 'Eco-nomic/Friendly' Computing Solutions
Emerging Markets Prove Lucrative for Thin Clients Market

2.REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

2A.NORTH AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
US Market Overview: A Review

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 1. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Thin Clients With Annual Sales in 000 Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2B.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Primer
Market Structure

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 2. European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Thin Clients With Annual Sales in 000 Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2C.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
Market Structure
Noteworthy Trends
Continued Improvements in Desktop Technology Spurs Demand for Thin Clients
Financial Services, Healthcare and Public Sector Fuel Demand for Thin Clients
India and China: Turbo Charging Growth in this Region
Thin-Client Deployments Continue to Increase in China
Key Statistical Findings

Table 3. Asia Pacific (Excluding Japan) Thin Client Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. Asia Pacific (Excluding Japan) Thin Client Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 5. Asia-Pacific (Including Japan) Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Thin Clients With Annual Sales in 000 Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2D.REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 6. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Thin Clients With Annual Sales in 000 Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Clients: An Indispensable Element in Modern Computing Systems
Thin Clients: A Definition
Design and Versions
Server side
Essential Characteristics
Benefits
Application Sharing Made Easy…
Allows for Desktop Virtualization
Security
Easy Infrastructure Management
Reliability & Timely Availability of Data
Scalability
Reduced Ownership Costs

Table 7. Total Cost Benefit Index for Thin Clients: Percentage Breakdown of Savings Recorded by Deploying Thin Clients in Key Business Areas (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Long Life Span
Environmental Benefits
Efficient Use of Energy
Less Use of Raw Materials
Recyclability
Disadvantages
Thin Clients: A Technology Background
Industrial Applications of Thin Client: A Special Focus

4.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Widearea Systems Takes Over Nycor
ThinPLUS Collaborates with Clientron
IGEL Technology Collaborates with Leostream for Windows Embedded Standard
Azlan and Devon IT Sign Distribution Contract
Propalms, Inc. Announces Distributor Agreement with Getech
Citrix Systems Signs Agreement with Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Video Display Takes Over Boundless Technologies
VMware Plans to Acquire Thinstall
Libera Software Purchases Pintexx
Athena Thin Clients and SCC Sign Exclusive Distribution Partnership
Thinstuff Enters into Partnership with Centerm Information
Aladdin and Wyse Collaborate to Offer Secure Virtual Desktops
Desktone and Wyse Team Up to Offer Fine Multimedia Capabilities on Virtual Desktops
GraphOn Signs Reseller Agreement with Open Link for GO-Global Solution
GraphOn Signs Reseller Agreement with ITMD
Interwork Technologies Inks Agreement with VXL Instruments
Tracor Europe and VXL Instruments Sign Agreement
VXL Instruments and Technoscan Ink an Agreement
Devon IT to Set Up Test Center
Hewlett-Packard Takes Over Neoware
Planar Systems Enters Into Partnership with Wyse Technology
Mr. Eng. Sameer Saleh Partners with Centerm Information
Wyse Technology Enters into Collaboration with VMware
Novell Collaborates with Wyse Technology

2X SOFTWARE COLLABORATES WITH SEDICOM

Centerm Information and Mr.USHAKOV Sign Agreement
Wyse Technology Signs Agreement with Lenovo

5.PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INNOVATIONS

Fujitsu Siemens Launches Thin Client FUTRO S450 in Middle East
AGS Unveils AGS 7 Computer
Devon IT Unveils TC5 Thin Client
IGEL Unveils Virtualized Edition of Universal Desktop Firmware
IGEL Technology Launches Linux Universal Desktop Firmware
HP Introduces Mobile Thin Client
Client Ron Introduces H720 Thin Client
Client Ron launches U800 Thin Client
Client Ron Launches E830 Thin Client
Fujitsu Unveils FUTRO S100

10ZIG TECHNOLOGY UNVEILS 5600 SERIES THIN CLIENTS

Sigma Designs Launches SMP8652 Media Processor SoC
Symbio Technologies Launches SYM5500 and SYM5100
IGEL Technology Unveils Universal Desktop Thin Clients
Ericom Software and VXL Instruments Unveil Ericom® Blaze
VXL Instruments Unveils Itona TC1330
Skype Launches Thin Client for Skype
Fujitsu Siemens Launches Futro S450
Igel Launches Igel One
HP Launches HP 4410t
Chip PC Launches EX-PC XPD4741
Wyse Launches Wyse C Class
Symbio Launches SYM5100E and SYM5120

10ZIG LAUNCHES DUAL MONITOR UTILITY ON 10ZIG THIN CLIENTS

Wyse Technology Releases Innovative Range of Thin Clients

2X UNVEILS THIN CLIENT SERVER 6.0

Dell Launches Optiplex Business Desktop Computers
CherryPal Unveils CherryPal C100
General Dynamics Launch the Tadpole M1400 Ultra-Thin Client Computer
Wyse Unveils New Class of Desktop Appliance Solutions Designed for Citrix XenDesktop™
Fujitsu Siemens Computers Unveils Thin Client FUTRO S450
Wyse Technology Unveils Wyse TCX Virtualizer
Wyse Technology Introduces Two Models Wyse X90L and X90Le
HP Launches HP Thin Client GT7725 and Blade Workstation
Devon IT Unveils Thin Client TC2
Devon IT Launches Mobile Thin Client Laptop Safe Book LVO
IGEL Technology Introduces Remote Management Suite 3.0
IGEL Launches VMware VDM Appliance Mode
IGEL Technology Launches Nine Linux-Based Thin Client Models
IGEL Technology Introduces Microsoft Windows XP Embedded Firmware
IGEL Technology Unveils Thin Clients Range
Wyse Technology Launches New Virtualization Software suite
Wyse Technology Unveils Wyse Thin OSTM
Samsung Launches SyncMaster 220TN monitor
Hewlett-Packard Launches Compaq t5735, t5730 desktops and Compaq 6720t Mobile notebook
Mitel and Sun Launch Sun Ray Unified IP Client
VXL Instruments Launches XLmanage 2.1
VXL Instruments Launches Itona TC73
HP Launches HP 2533t Mobile Thin Client
Encore Electronics® Launches ENTC-1000 Encore Thin Client
Wyse and Novell Jointly Offer Wyse Enhanced SUSE® Linux Enterprise
Novatium and Tata Teleservices Partners to Launch Nova netPC
NComputing Launches X550 Thin Client
Wyse Technology Launches V-Class Dual-Video Thin Computers
GIGABYTE Introduces ST Series of Thin Client PC
IGEL Technology Unveils New Version of Windows XP Embedded firmware
IGEL Technology Unveils Improved Premium and Winestra Series
VXL Unveils Upgrades for Itona TL33xx thin client range
Novell Launches SUSE Linux Enterprise Thin Client
NEC Philippines Launches Virtual PC Center

6.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Clientron Corp. (Taiwan)
Dell Inc. (US)
Devon IT, Inc. (US)
Fujian Start Computer Equipment Co., Ltd. (China)
Fujian Centerm Information Co., Ltd. (China)
Fujitsu Technology Solutions (Germany)
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
HCL Peripherals Ltd. (India)
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (US)
Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
IGEL Technology Ltd. (Germany)
Maple Computer Corporation, (Taiwan)
NEC Corporation (Japan)
TECO Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Termtek Computer Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Tul Corporation (Taiwan)
VXL Instruments Limited (India)
W-Channel Inc. (Taiwan)
Wyse Technology Inc. (US)

7.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Unit Analytics

Table 8. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Thin Clients by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 000 Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World 10-Year Perspective for Thin Clients by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Including Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Dollar Analytics

Table 10. World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Thin Clients with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 64)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Middle East
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