Market Share Analysis: Server Operating Systems, Worldwide, 2017


Published: 20 July 2018 ID: G00360883

Analyst(s):

Purchase this Document

Price: $1,295.00 USD (PAGES: 8)

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above.

Summary

The server operating system market experienced low growth in 2017, with Windows (server) and Linux (server) contributing most of the revenue. As the market matures, technology product managers in OS and server vendors should increase support for containers, and focus on cloud and edge/IoT.

Table of Contents

  • Market Share Data
  • Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis
  • Top Vendors Analyzed
    • Microsoft Windows (Server) Grew Modestly With On-Premises Server Product
    • Red Hat's Fast Growth Due to High Public Cloud Deployment
    • IBM Declined Due to AIX and z/OS
    • HPE Declined Due to Legacy OSs
    • Micro Focus Grew Due to SUSE Linux
  • Other Notable Vendors
    • Canonical Grew With Its New Strategic Focus
    • Oracle Declined Due to Solaris
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
© 2018 Gartner, Inc. and/or its Affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartners research may discuss legal issues related to the information technology business, Gartner does not provide legal advice or services and its research should not be construed or used as such. Gartner shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. The opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice.

Why Gartner

Gartner delivers the technology-related insight you need to make the right decisions, every day.

Find out more

Call +1 855-515-4486 or contact us

to become a Gartner client.