Growing need for Information Technology and Animation Industry as well as development of certain key areas such as visualization, 3D mechanical design and engineering simulation have driven the demand for India Desktop Workstation market.
According to 6Wresearch, India Desktop Workstation market shipments value reached over US$45 million for CY H1 2014. The market registered a growth of around 18% during 2Q 2014 as compared to 1Q 2014. Hewlett Packard captured lion share of the market. IBM, Lenovo, Dell and Fujitsu remained the other major players.
Desktop Workstation market has come a long way since the introduction of IBM1620 during 1960. This market was previously known for its high end hardware whereas, now it is popularly used for commoditize hardware.
Technological advancements have blurred the difference between Desktop Workstations and Personal Computers, acting as a major roadblock for the growth of India Desktop Workstation market.
According to Anuj Mehrotra (Research Analyst, 6wresearch India Electronics Division) “India Desktop Workstation market is still in its nascent stage as compared to the global scenario. However, increasing consumer awareness and rising need for Information Technology will drive growth of this market. Further, growth of graphic designing and scientific imaging sectors would lead the market towards more mature state.”
He also opined that the market is expected to demonstrate sound growth over the coming quarters due to migration of technology from XP based workstations. Additionally, mounting development across 3D entertainment, CAD, graphic design, animation and stereoscopic video game segments will further assist the India Desktop Workstation market.