According to estimates by Gartner, in the fourth quarter of last year, 3.878 million servers were sold in the world. This is 11.7% more than in the fourth quarter of 2018, when 3.473 million servers were sold. At the same time, in monetary terms, growth amounted to 5.1% – from $ 21.90 to $ 23.01 billion.
According to the results of the quarter, analysts call Dell EMC the market leader, which occupied 17.3% of the market in monetary terms. In the fourth quarter of 2018, it owned 20.2% of the market, with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in second place. Over the year, the share of this manufacturer decreased from 17.8% to 15.4%. The third place belongs to IBM. This company managed to increase its share from 8.1% over 10.0% in a year. The fourth in the ranking is Inspur Electronics, whose share in the year fell from 8.2% to 8.0%. Closes the top five Huawei. The share of the Chinese manufacturer for the year decreased from 8.3% to 6.5%. If we talk about indicators for the year as a whole, the market in monetary terms decreased by 2.5%, and in real terms – by 3.1%.