Itanium-based servers up 71.5% in Q4 2006

EPIC or Itanium-based systems grew 71.5% YTY, generating more than $1.1 bln in revenue for the quarter the first time the platform has exceeded $1B in revenue in a quarter. In the x86 market segment, AMD’s Opteron processor accounted for 20% of all worldwide x86 server revenue for the third consecutive quarter.