Server Shipments Hit Record
Server vendors shipped a total of 2.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, up about 2.8 percent over the year before, IDC said. For all of 2014, server shipments worldwide rose 2.9 percent to 9.2 million units, which IDC called a record high.
According to Gartner, total fourth-quarter 2014 server shipments hit 2.7 million units, up about 4.8 percent over the prior year's fourth quarter. The firm estimated total shipments rose 2.2 percent for the whole year over last year.