With a powerful 166 percent revenue growth last year, appliance servers have muscled themselves into a force to be reckoned with in the worldwide server market.

"The appliance movement rose out of demands for an integrated hardware/software solution stack and the gradual movement by the industry to standardize software workloads as well as server components and hardware," says Mark Melenovsky, manager of IDC's Global Enterprise Server Solutions research.

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