The converged systems market revenue rose 6.2 percent to $2.5 billion during the third quarter of 2015 — primarily driven by rapid growth in the hyperconverged systems market.
The new storage capacity shipments grew 34.8 percent to 1,261 petabytes during the third quarter, said IDC.
“Smaller and more flexible systems, like the ones found in the hyperconverged space, were well positioned to take advantage of the burgeoning mid-market customer segment this quarter,” said Kevin M Permenter, senior research analyst, Enterprise Servers, IDC.
The Integrated Systems market fell 1.41 percent to $1,591.35 million, representing 62.3 percent of the total market value. VCE was the largest supplier of Integrated Systems with $442.82 million in sales, or 27.8 percent share of the market segment. HP is in the second position in the integrated systems market with 22.5 percent share, while Oracle has 21.3 percent share.
Certified Reference Systems sales grew 0.31 percent to more than $680 million, representing 26.8 percent of the total market value. Cisco/NetApp was the top-ranked supplier of Certified Reference Systems in the quarter, generating revenues of $308.96 million and capturing a 45.18 percent share of the market segment.
Hyperconverged sales grew 155.3 percent to more than $278.8 million, representing 10.9 percent of the total market value.