Server market to reach $81 bln by 2011

IBM led worldwide server shipments measured in dollars with shares 29% in 2004, in a market that totaled $49.8 bln in 2004 up from $44.6 bln in 2003. Hewlett Packard is #2 in the blade sever market with 26% market share participation in dollars in 2004. The server market is anticipated to grow from $49.8 bln in shipments in 2004 to $81 bln shipments in 2011, Research and Markets says.