Q1 Server Business Plummets: Key Findings From IDC


Windows-Based Server Sales Fell

IDC estimated that first-quarter 2013 sales of servers targeting Microsoft Windows environments fell 4.2 percent over last year to $5.7 billion.

That was about 52.2 percent of total server sales for the quarter. However, despite the 4.2 percent drop in sales, Windows-focused server sales actually gained market share in the quarter thanks to the huge drop in Unix server sales.

 



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