IBM share in integrated platforms market dipped to 9.7 percent in Q1 2014 from 13.3 percent, Oracle surged to 48 percent to from 41.8 percent, HP increased to 2 percent from 1.3 percent, said IDC.
IDC said the worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market revenue increased 38.5 percent year over year to $1.95 billion during the first quarter of 2014. Storage capacity shipments rose 72.3 percent to 653.8 petabytes.
Jed Scaramella, research director, Enterprise Servers, said: “Many customers see the convergence of server, storage, and networking in Integrated Systems as a means to deliver IT efficiency and agility. IDC expects to see more workload-optimized systems come to market in the near term.”
Integrated Platforms market
During Q1 2014, Integrated Platforms market rose 8.3 percent to $769.6 million, which represented 39.5 percent of the total market value. Oracle was the largest supplier of Integrated Platform systems with $369.0 million in sales, or 48.0 percent share of the market segment.
Integrated Infrastructure market
IDC said the integrated infrastructure sales grew 69.4 percent to nearly $1.2 billion, which accounts for 60.5 percent of the total market value. FlexPod by Cisco/NetApp is the leading supplier of integrated infrastructure in the quarter, generating revenues of $268.4 million and capturing a 22.7 percent share of the market segment.
Cisco/NetApp market share decreased to 22.7 percent from 25.7 percent. VCE integrated infrastructure share dipped to 21.5 percent from 25.4 percent, while EMC expanded share to 15.2 percent from 12.9 percent.