"Building on the big year of 2017 and spurred in part by the convergence of AI and HPC, global revenue for high performance servers jumped 15.6 percent last year, according to market analyst firm Hyperion Research, from $11.9 billion to $13.7 billion, exceeding Hyperion's forecast of $13 billion for the year.

In Q4 2018, high-end server revenue grew by 10.1 percent to $3.7 billion, up from $3.5 billion for the same period of 2017, benefitting 'from HPC's crucial role at the forefront of AI research and from the growing adoption of HPC servers by enterprise data centers to accelerate business operations,' said Steve Conway, Hyperion's SVP of research..."

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