Q4 server revenues soar

Q4 server revenues grew  25.7% while unit shipments increased 8.8%, says Gartner. In the 2017 full year, revenue grew 10.4% and units grew 31%.

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The US grew Q4 revenue 27.6% and units 9.7%.

Asia/Pac grew revenues 35% and units 21.2%.

EMEA grew revenues 19.9% while units fell  7.9%.

Japan grew revenue 4.8%, but units  declined 5.1%

Latin America was the only region to exhibit a decline in both shipments (negative 4.7%) and revenue (negative 2.9%).

Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) were neck-and-neck in the market in Q4 based on revenue.

Dell EMC ended the year in the No. 1 spot with 19.4% market share, followed closely by HPE with 19.3%.

Dell EMC had 39.9% Q4 growth,HPE grew 5.5%and Inspur Electronics grew strongest at 127.8%.

Q4 Revenues and Market Share

$                     %

Dell EMC  3,606,976,178       19.4

HPE            3,578,005,770       19.3

IBM               2,623,501,533     14.1

Inspur            1,260,671,41.        6.8

Huawei          1,244,283,075        6.7

Others            6,253,392,745        33.7

Total              18,566,830,711       100.0

In units, Dell EMC was No. 1 in Q4 with 18.2% market share.

Despite a decline of 12.8% in server shipments, HPE was No.2 with 13.8% of the market.

Q4 Units and Market Share

Dell EMC  582,720.     18.2

HPE.         439,936       13.8

Huawei      257,916         8.1

Inspur   235,658             7.4

Lenovo   181,523             5.7

Others  1,499,546.        46.9

Total  3,197,331           100.0

The Q4 x86 server market increased in revenue by 23.7%, and shipments were up 8.9%. In 2017,  x86 server shipments increased 3.1%, while revenue grew 10.4%.

 


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