Workstation Market saw Some Return of Momentum in Q3’11

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 13th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif— December 13, 2011--Last quarter, Jon Peddie Research labeled the workstation market's behavior with a simple one-word description: normal. Shipment results weren't great, but they weren't bad either. Now in less volatile times, no vendor would get enthused by such tepid numbers. But these haven't been those times, as the industry hadn't seen anything resembling normal behavior for quite some time. From mid-2008 to mid-2011, the market took a hit from the biggest economic downturn in a generation, followed by a relatively steady, but not stutter-free, recovery. Meanwhile, the closely related market for professional graphics, its results a harbinger for…

Worldwide CAD Market Report 2012

Posted by Kathleen Maher on December 2nd 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-December 1 2011 Today, Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced the availability of the Worldwide CAD Market Report 2012. The CAD market, one of the largest and most established software markets is dynamic and growing in new directions. The CAD Market was worth approximately $5 billion in 2009. It reached $6.4 in 2010 and $7 billion in 2011. JPR put the total number of CAD users at 18.5 in 2010 and we expect the community increase to 19 million in 2011. The world is getting rounder in terms of CAD use.…