Global server market leaders – IBM, HP, Dell, Sun

According to IDC, worldwide server market grew 8.1% YTY in Q3 2005, with three leading vendors – IBM, HP and Dell, outpacing the general market growth. Sun Microsystems shipments decreased by 7.6% between Q3 2004 and Q3 2005.

Worldwide server market in Q3 2005
  Q3 2005 Q3 2004 Growth
Vendor Revenue Share Revenue Share YTY
IBM $4,032 32.3% $3,656 31.6% 10.3%
HP $3,473 27.8% $3,089 26.7% 12.4%
Dell $1,308 10.5% $1,169 10.1% 11.8%
Sun $1,087 8.7% $1,176 10.2% -7.6%
Fujitsu Siemens $756 6.1% $714 6.2% 5.9%
Others $1,834 14.7% $1,751 15.2% 4.7%
Total $12,490 100.0% $11,555 100.0% 8.1%
Source: IDC