Server market down for first time in nine quarters - IDC

Marian McHugh
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Server market down for first time in nine quarters - IDC

Dell and HPE neck and neck for first spot

Vendor revenue in the global server market contracted for the first time after nine quarters of "historic" growth, according to IDC. The analyst reported that the second quarter of 2019 saw revenue decline 11.6 per cent year on year to just over $20bn (£16.3bn) - the first decrease since Q4 2016. A slowdown in demand from cloud providers and hyperscale customers were factors in the decline, IDC added. All classes of server were affected, with high-end systems revenue experiencing the...

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