Server revenues, shipments return to growth in Q2 - Gartner

Wednesday 13 September 2017 | 17:42 CET | News

Worldwide server revenue and shipments returned to growth in the second quarter, according to research by Gartner. Server revenue increased 2.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter to USD 13.94 billion, while shipments grew 2.4 percent from the second quarter of 2016 to 2.82 million. In the first quarter, revenues fell 4.5 percent year-on-year to USD 12.5 billion and shipments dropped 4.2 percent to 2.6 million.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) continued to lead in the worldwide server market based on revenue. Despite a decline of 9.4 percent, the company posted USD 3.2 billion in revenue for a total share of 23 percent for the second quarter. Dell EMC maintained its second position with 7 percent growth and 19.9 percent market share. IBM was third, followed by Cisco and Huawei. Huawei experienced the highest growth in the quarter with 57.8 percent.

In server shipments, Dell EMC maintained the No. 1 position in the second quarter with 17.5 percent market share. HPE secured the second spot with 17.1 percent of the market. The next companies in this classification are Huawei, Inspur Electronics, and Lenovo. Inspur Electronics experienced the highest growth in shipments with 31.5 percent, followed by Huawei with 26.1 percent growth.

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Categories: Fixed / IT
Companies: Cisco / Dell EMC / Hewlett Packard Enterprise / Huawei / IBM / Lenovo
Countries: World
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