Worldwide Server Market Shares, 2018: A Perfect Storm for Growth

Worldwide Server Market Shares, 2018: A Perfect Storm for Growth

This IDC study discusses how the worldwide server market performed in 2018 overall and by vendor. It will help suppliers figure out what worked and what didn't work over the past year by correlating vendors' strategies with their market results. "The server market experienced a second consecutive record growth year in 2018," said Kuba Stolarski, research director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms, and Technologies at IDC. "While growth breeds confidence, macroeconomic, and market headwinds in the coming year to two years suggest now is a good time to review go-to-market strategy, reconcile product portfolios, and focus on execution."

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IDC Market Share Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Share
Who Shaped the Year
Top Server Vendors
Dell
Hewlett Packard Enterprise–New H3C Group
IBM
Lenovo
Inspur
Market Context
Significant Market Developments
Methodology
Market Definition
Server
CPU Type
Form Factor (Called Product in Server Tracker)
Rack Optimized
Tower
Large System
Modular
Blade
Multinode (Formerly Density Optimized)
Custom Servers
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