Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Servers

Published: 30 September 2013

ID: G00255624

Analyst(s): Nandita Iyer, Heeral Kota

Summary

In this document, we outline competencies that server vendors require to compete in this market and consider how these will change during the next 12 to 24 months. We also profile the top five vendors in the server market and outline their product and service offerings and competitive strategies.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The Server Market Overview
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Understanding Customer Segments and Shifts in Buying Centers
    • Emerging Technologies in the Server Market
    • Drivers and Inhibitors
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • A Shift in the Vendor Landscape
    • Channel Partnering
    • Local Vendors Climbing Up the Ladder
  • Competitive Profiles
    • IBM
    • HP
    • Cisco
    • Dell
    • Oracle
  • References and Methodology

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