Lenovo overtakes Cisco in India server market in Q2: IDC

The India server market revenue rose 15.9 percent to $353 million in Q2 2018, said research agency IDC.
India server market Q2 2018
The x86 server market accounts for 93.5 percent of server market in terms of revenue during Q2 2018.

Large deals from IT and ITeS companies and cloud providers followed by Tier-1 telcos, manufacturing and banking drove demand in Q2 2018.

The non x86 server market generated $23 million (–15 percentage points) in Q2 2018. IBM led the market with 62.6 percent share, followed by Oracle with 25.1 and HPE with 12.3 percent during Q2 2018.

Banking remains top vertical with 59.2 percent revenue share followed by utilities, manufacturing and professional services with 14.7 percent, 9.6 percent and 9.0 percent respectively, during Q2 2018.

The x86 server market revenue rose 18.9 percent to $330 million in Q2 2018. Professional services, telecommunications and manufacturing were the top three verticals accounting for 82.2 percent of the overall x86 server market.

HPE led the India x86 server market with revenue share of 28.4 percent to $93.83 million in Q2 2018 followed by Dell with share of 25 percent to $82.42 million.

HPE bagged major server deals from telecommunications and professional services verticals. Dell registered incremental deals from existing customers across Professional services and manufacturing.

Lenovo has overtaken Cisco as third largest server vendor in India during Q2 2018, due to a big win from one of the largest public cloud service provider.

Cisco is the fourth largest server company in India winning customers across different verticals with a revenue share of 7.6 percent.

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