IDC Tag Index

Server Market Grows to $12.6 Billion in 2Q14

IDC sees some positive trends emerging in the server market.


Tags: x86 servers, servers, IDC, Windows Server 2003, Server Market, Intel Xeon

Integrated Systems Market Jumps Nearly 70% in Q3 2013

VCE, Cisco/NetApp and EMC top the growing market for converged systems, according to IDC.


Tags: EMC, Servers & Services, Cisco, servers, IDC, NetApp, integrated systems, VCE, converged systems

HP, IBM Lead High Performance Computing Server Market: IDC

During the first half of 2013, the HPC technical server market grew 6.2 percent, with an increase of 26 percent in unit shipments, compared to 2012.


Tags: IBM, HP, IDC, HPC

Server Market Continues to Decline in 2013

Both IDC and Gartner report shipment and revenue declines, though there are a few bright spots.


Tags: servers, IDC, Gartner, Server Market

IBM Power Systems Server Buying Guide

When it comes to Unix servers, IBM's Power Systems are the market leaders. Do they have what it takes to empower your server infrastructure?


Tags: IBM, Unix server, IDC, POWER 7, IBM Power System, Power Systems, Power Express

IDC: Worldwide Server Revenues Sluggish but Still Up

The third quarter marked the slowest quarterly growth rate for servers worldwide since the first quarter of 2010, according to IDC. Among global vendors, IBM was the big winner, picking up enough share to pull even with HP.


Tags: Linux, Oracle, IBM, Fujitsu, Dell, HP, mainframe, IDC, server shipment stats, x86 server, server revenue

IDC Reports Strong Server Sales

IDC says server sales, especially for non-x86 platforms, continued to grow but how long can it keep up?


Tags: server, IBM, Dell, HP, IDC, revenue

Happy Birthday, IBM: Big Blue Turns 100 in June

IBM becomes a centenarian this month, a rare feat in an industry riddled with one-hit wonders and decade-old vendors that are considered venerable. How has this longstanding industry standard bearer kept pace with the times?
Tags: IBM, server hardware, IDC, Gartner, Server Market

Sun Shines on Oracle as Server Market Rebounds

IDC reports 'meaningful' enterprise server refresh cycle as first quarter server revenues hit $11.9 billion
Tags: Oracle, IBM, Dell, HP, IDC

Global Server Market Continues Rebound: IDC

Latest figures on global server shipments and sales underscore continuing rebound in the sector, with each measure posting double-digit annual growth.
Tags: IBM, x86 servers, HP, servers, IDC

Server Hardware Revenue Growth Strongest in a Decade

Worldwide server hardware revenue in the latest quarter increased 13.2 percent from 2009, according to IDC. The research firm also reports HP and IBM remain in a tight race for bragging rights to the leading share of revenue.
Tags: IBM, Dell, HP, server hardware, IDC

Did Cloud Computing Jump the Shark?

Gartner sees cloud computing on its way to the Trough of Disillusionment, while IDC says cloud computing is the fastest growing IT segment.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, private cloud, IDC, Gartner

After the Server Virtualization Tipping Point

Six months ago, IDC said new virtual servers will exceed physical server purchases in 2010. This week, Gartner said only 25 percent of all server workloads will be in a virtual machines this year. Can both be correct? Dell hopes so.
Tags: Virtual Server Management, Dell, server virtualization, IDC, Gartner

IT Buying More x86 Servers, Paying Less: IDC

Sales of x86 servers are taking off like a shot, RISC is shriveling up, and prices are still dropping as IT buyers snap up less-expensive servers.
Tags: x86 servers, Unix, RISC, IDC, blades

HPC Server Market Declined 11.6% in 2009, Return to Growth Expected in 2010, According to IDC

IDC expects the HPC technical server market to begin recovering from the impact of the global economic recession in early-2010, with year-over-year growth projected at 5% to 7%
Tags: server, IDC, supercomputing, HPC

Virtualization Adoption on the Decline

Recent research reports show the rate of enterprises adopting virtualization is on the decline. Has the silver bullet misfired, or is something else happening here?
Tags: virtualization, IDC, Gartner

Dell, the Other White Box Vendor

No-name PC vendors fill the landscape from coast to coast serving many verticals, but Dell is ready to challenge them.
Tags: Dell, HP, IDC, OptiPlex, whitebox

IDC Sees Server Business Helped by Intel, AMD

New chips from the two competitors have given customers a reason to start buying again.
Tags: Dell, HP, acquisition, servers, IDC

Second Quarter Server Sales Plummet 30 Percent

IDC and Gartner report a second quarter that was beyond dismal for server sales. Have we hit the bottom yet, and is there any light in this long, dark tunnel?
Tags: hardware, IDC, Gartner, server shipment stats