Gartner Research

Market Share Alert: Server Shipments, Worldwide, 4Q17

Published: 02 February 2018

ID: G00351122

Analyst(s): Hiroko Aoyama , Kiyomi Yamada , Adrian O'Connell , Heeral Kota, Uko Tian , Andrew H Kim


Gartner's 4Q17 preliminary statistics show the server market grew 9.0% from 4Q16 due to continuous demand from the hyperscale segment, even as buyers were hit with higher memory costs. Technology strategic planners should recalibrate server pricing to help users navigate component cost fluctuations.

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What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Geographic Trends: China, Asia/Pacific and North America Led Growth, While EMEA, Latin America and Japan Declined
  • Vendor Trends: China-Based Vendors Continuously Intensify the Competitive Landscape

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