Infrastructure Analysis

Infrastructure Analysis is a unique service that offers route-to-market and end-user shipment insights into the world’s leading IT infrastructure vendors. Canalys provides clients with a single quarterly comprehensive database giving a consistent view of vendor performance across servers, storage and networking by country, channel and end user.


The service analyzes vendor performance, routes to market and end-user deployment for IT infrastructure, including servers, storage and networking (switching, routing and wireless LANs) by country. Canalys’ channels expertise supports the service and it offers direct analyst engagement and timely analysis. Our research focuses on the future of IT infrastructure, significant trends and merger and acquisition developments. We assess vendor performance, including quantifying routes to market and end-user sizing.




  • Quarterly tracking of servers (industry-standard blade, rack and tower), storage and networking (Ethernet switches, wireless LANs, enterprise routers and service provider routers)
  • Channel and end-user split
  • Vendor Point of View reports assess the performance and strategies of the leading vendor
  • Market performance indexes provide an in-depth view of trends



Access and support


  • Unlimited inquiry

    Direct access to analysts who respond to questions within the topic scope within 24 hours.

  • Feature-rich tools, unlimited access

    Individual access to client website, spreadsheets and published content

  • Trends analysis

    Frequent data and analysis reports produced using a strict methodology and global definitions

  • Conclusions and advice

    Insight and recommendations delivered via analytical reports and direct access to our experienced analyst team.


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