Dell replaces HPE to lead India server market

Dell emerged as the top server vendor in India accounting for revenue share of 29.7 percent with revenue of $78.6 million during the first quarter of 2019, according to IDC.
India server market Q1 2019Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is the number two server supplier with revenue share of 25.6 percent with revenue of $67.9 million.

Dell won deals across professional services and manufacturing. Cisco was able to register the revenue share of 10.9 percent followed by Lenovo who stood at 8.0 percent revenue share at the end of Q1 2019.

In Q4 2018, Dell and Hewlett Packard Enterprise tied for the top position in the India server market with revenue share of 25.3 percent and 24.6 percent with revenue of $67.6 million and $65.7 million respectively.

IDC said verticals such as professional services, banking, and manufacturing have fueled the ASPs of servers during Q1 2019.

But server market in India declined 16.2 percent to $298 million in Q1 2019 versus $355.8 million in Q1 2018. The x86 server market accounts for 88.9 percent of the overall server market in terms of revenue.

The contribution to x86 server market mostly came from the professional services vertical followed by manufacturing, banking, Government and telcos.

The deployment of x86 servers was largely seen in the traditional datacenter set up followed by private and public cloud.

However, new-age applications, email/collaborative and CRM applications are the ones getting migrated to public cloud while the core applications show strong resistance and continue to run on traditional environment.

The x86 server market revenue declined 19 percent to $264.9 million in Q1 2019 from $327.3 million in Q1 2018.

Professional services, manufacturing, communications and media, banking and education accounted for 82 percent of overall x86 server market revenue.

The non x86 server market increased 15.9 percent to $33.1 million in Q1 2019. IBM tops the market with a revenue share of 76.5 percent, followed by Oracle with share of 17.9 and HPE with 5.6 percent during Q1 2019.

Banking remains top vertical with 45.8 percent revenue share followed by manufacturing and utilities with 22.0 percent, and 10.3 percent respectively, during Q1 2019.

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