Global server market up 4.4% in 2005

For the full year 2005, worldwide server revenue grew 4.4% to $51.3 bln, while worldwide unit shipments grew 11.6% to 7.0 mln units. IBM led the overall server market in 2005 with 32.9% revenue share, followed by HP with 27.7% share.

Server market in 2005
  2005 2004 Growth
  Revenue, mln.$ Share Revenue, mln.$ Share YTY
IBM $16,889 32.9% $16,316 33.2% 3.5%
HP $14,183 27.7% $13,028 26.5% 8.9%
Dell $5,258 10.3% $4,642 9.4% 13.3%
Sun $4,879 9.5% $5,129 10.4% -4.9%
Fujitsu Siemens $2,901 5.7% $2,888 5.9% 0.4%
Others $7,178 14.0% $7,135 14.5% 0.6%
All Vendors $51,288 100% $49,138 100% 4.4%
Source: IDC