Unix server revenue down 1.6% in Q2 2006

Unix servers experienced 1.6% revenue decline YTY as unit shipments declined 1.8% when compared with Q2 2005. Worldwide Unix revenues were $4.3 bln for the quarter, representing 35% of quarterly server spending and reflecting continued IT investment in this server market segment, with particular strength in the volume segment of the Unix market, IDC says.