Servers up 7.6% in Q1 2008

Worldwide server shipments for Q1 2008 increased 7.6% over Q1 2007, while worldwide server revenue for the same period climbed 4.3%, according to Gartner. Worldwide server revenues totaled $13.6 bln for the quarter, as worldwide servers shipments reached just under 2.3 mln units. RISC-Itanium Unix servers fell in shipments but showed a small amount of growth in revenue. In this segment, shipments fell 8.4% while revenue grew 3.7% for the quarter.