Server revenue increased 2.8 percent to $13.55 billion year over year in the second quarter of 2017, according to Gartner.
Server shipments grew 2.4 percent in the second quarter of 2017
The growth in worldwide server business was due to performance in Asia Pacific because of data center infrastructure build-outs, mostly in China and hyperscale data center growth in the self-build/ODM (original design manufacturer) segment.
“x86 servers increased 2.5 percent in shipments and 6.9 percent in revenue. RISC/Itanium Unix servers fell 21.4 percent in shipments and 24.9 percent in vendor revenue. The other CPU category, which is primarily mainframes, fell 29.5 percent in revenue,” said Jeffrey Hewitt, research vice president at Gartner.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is leading the server market based on revenue. Despite a decline of 9.4 percent, HPE posted $3.2 billion in revenue for 23 percent share.
Dell EMC maintained the No. 2 position in server segment with 7 percent growth and 19.9 percent market share. Huawei experienced the highest growth in the quarter with 57.8 percent.
Dell EMC maintained the No. 1 position in the second quarter of 2017 with 17.5 percent market share in server shipments.
HPE has 17.1 percent of the sever market in server shipments.
Inspur Electronics experienced the highest growth in sever shipments with 31.5 percent, followed by Huawei with 26.1 percent growth in server market.