back to article Doubles all round for the server-makers: Market inhales $23.36bn for the quarter

The continued data centre refresh cycle and seemingly insatiable demand from the big cloud slingers to bulk out their infrastructure saw server vendors make hay while the sun shone in Q3. Global market revenues climbed 37.7 per cent to $23.36bn and shipments went up 18.3 per cent to 3.161m, according to stats from IDC. Dell, …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ...but Big Blue didn't register in the top five biggest sellers in terms of the numbers of systems sold.

    Well, they have no volume server business with which to register, which has been true since they sold off their x86 biz off to Lenovo, right?

    Oracle still has an x86 rack business, though, as well as Exadata and and their SPARC business. They've been completely off the radar for either revenue or volume for a while now, I guess.

  2. Jay Lenovo

    From the results, you might conclude the South American and Australian markets must either be using other continents' cloud services or living like cavemen.

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