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Market Share Analysis: Servers, Worldwide, 3Q12 Update

Published: 04 January 2013

ID: G00245490

Analyst(s): Erica Gadjuli, Kiyomi Yamada , Hiroko Aoyama , Heeral Kota, Andrew H Kim , Uko Tian , Mohsin Shaikh


In 3Q12, worldwide server shipments grew 3.6% to a total of 2.46 million, while revenue declined 2.8% year over year, totaling $12.6 billion. Server demand from Internet data center infrastructure build-out and cloud services helped sustain modest shipment growth.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Large Internet Data Center Segment Energizes Server Volume in North America
  • Growth Restriction in Itanium/RISC Unix Servers Restrains Overall Revenue
  • Regional Market Segment Performance
    • Asia/Pacific Excluding China
    • China
    • EMEA
    • Japan
    • Latin America
    • North America

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • IBM
  • HP
  • Dell
  • Oracle
  • Fujitsu

Bottom Line

Mergers and Acquisitions

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