No. 13: Hitachi
Snapshot: Japan's largest electronics maker, Hitachi, has its hands in a lot of different businesses from financial services, railways, telco services and consumer technology products such as HDTVs. The Hitachi Data Systems division builds big data and virtualization servers and delivers storage infrastructure platforms, storage management software and storage consulting services.
According to IDC, Hitachi is the 13th largest shipper of servers globally in 2012.