How HPE and Dell performed in India server business

The server revenue in India declined 2.8 percent to $299.6 million in 4Q19 versus $308.1 million in 4Q18.
Indian top server suppliers in 2019
The x86 server market accounts for 88.1 percent of the overall server market in terms of revenue. The contribution to the x86 server business primarily came from professional services, education, telecommunications, manufacturing, and banking verticals.

Large deals were witnessed from telecommunication vendors, nationalized and payment banks, high-tech semiconductor manufacturing companies, and education in India, during 4Q19.
The x86 server revenue declined 1.2 percent to $264 million in 4Q19 from $267.1 million in 4Q18.

Server revenue from professional services including public cloud providers, traditional IT/ITES companies, dropped 24.1 percent to account for 36.1 percent of the overall market.

“This segment accounted for nearly 47.1 percent of all revenues in 4Q18,” said Harshal Udatewar, market analyst, Server, IDC India.

Server spending from verticals such as banking, telecommunications, and manufacturing grew 33.5 percent, 42.9 percent, and 18.4 percent respectively.

The non-x86 server revenue declined 13.2 percent to $35.6 million in 4Q19. IBM tops the market with a revenue share of 74 percent, followed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise with a share of 18.2 percent, and Oracle with 7.8 percent, during 4Q19. Banking remains top vertical with 75.2 percent revenue share followed by manufacturing and insurance with 12.3 percent, and 3.6 percent respectively.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Dell Technologies are the leaders in the India x86 server market with a revenue share of 25.4 percent and 24.5 percent respectively.

HPE registered few server deals from telecoms, manufacturing, IT and ITeS companies recording revenue of $67 million.

Key wins for Dell Technologies came from professional services, telecoms, banks, and high-tech semiconductor companies to reach revenue of $64.6 million.

Cisco, with a revenue share of 8.4 percent and revenue of $22.3 million, is in the third position.

Lenovo came in fourth accounting for a revenue share of 6.6 percent and a revenue of $17.5 million.