Reports continued strength in the workstation market, but sees cautionary signs

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TIBURON, Calif--December 7, 2010--The workstation market continued its steady determined march back to the  volume levels it saw prior to the economic collapse that kicked off in the fourth quarter of 2008. Jon Peddie Research has wrapped up its third quarter analysis of the workstation market and reports the industry shipped 849.7 thousand workstations in Q3'10, representing a robust 31.8% year-over-year growth. Most importantly, given analyst Alex Herrera's expectations and hopes for the quarter, Q3 was Goldilocks-ideal: not too hot, not too cold. Sequential growth slowed a bit to 6.9% (from the perhaps-a-little-too-hot 9.6% gain in Q2), showing some moderation the…