According to Mitac Holding president Billy Ho, the server industry is currently having to wait up to 52 weeks for its component deliveries, which is set to only get worse in the second half of 2021, and little chance of improvement until 2022.
This is largely due to the fact that component demands from other industries will also be increasing this year.
Shortages all around
Some of the key components facing shortages include motherboards ICs, SSDs and processors. With the current tight supply, the shortages have also had a direct effect on the prices of these components as costs hit record high levels. COVID resulted in substrate and…