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Dell EMC Extends Its Server Marketshare Lead Over HPE

September 05, 2018 / Chris Preimesberger

Overall, worldwide server vendor revenues increased 43.7 percent year over year to $22.5 billion during the quarter. In other words, a lot of servers are still being sold and deployed. Dell EMC put some distance between itself and runner-up Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as the market leader in both server revenue and server units shipped globally in Q2 2018, according to IDC research released Sept. 5. For the overall industry, worldwide server vendor revenues increased 43.7 percent year over year to $22.5 billion during the quarter. Worldwide server shipments increased 20.5 percent year over year to 2.9 million units for the same Q2. Here are details of the report, along with related Dell EMC background: Q2 (totaling $4.25 billion). This outperformed No. 2 HPE (16.6 percent revenue share; $3.74 billion in revenue). IDC noted that Dell EMC grew faster than the market with 52.9 percent year over year revenue growth, while HPE/H3C saw 11.7 percent year-over-year revenue growth. For x86 reven...