Top Server Market Findings
On a geographic basis, Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APeJ) and Japan were the only regions to show growth in 3Q19 with Japan as the fastest at 3.3% year over year and APeJ flat at 0.2% year over year. Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) declined 9.6% year over year while Canada declined 4.7% and Latin America contracted 14.2%. The United States was down 10.7% year over year. China saw its 3Q19 vendor revenues remain essentially flat with year-over-year growth of 0.7%.
Revenue generated from x86 servers decreased 6.2% in 3Q19 to $20.6 billion. Non-x86 servers declined 13.1% year over year to $1.4 billion.
IDC's Server Taxonomy
IDC's Server Taxonomy maps the eleven price bands within the server market into three price ranges: volume servers, midrange servers and high-end servers. The revenue data presented in this release is stated as vendor revenue for a server system. IDC presents data in vendor revenue to determine market share position. Vendor revenue represents those dollars recognized by multi-user system and server vendors for ISS (initial server shipment) and upgrade units sold through direct and indirect channels and includes the following embedded server components: Frame or cabinet and all cables, processors, memory, communications boards, operating system software, other bundled software and initial internal and external disk shipments.
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