Published: 20 July 2018
Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung
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.
Market Share Data
Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis
Top Vendors Analyzed
Other Notable Vendors
Mergers and Acquisitions
Gartner Recommended Reading
©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates.
All rights reserved.
Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates.
This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission.
It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact.
While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information.
Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such.
Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy.
Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity.
Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party.
For further information, see
Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.