Research firm IDC has shared the market share report for server vendors for the fourth quarter of 2018.
Indian server market is dominated by Dell Technologies with 25.3 percent share and HPE with 24.6 percent share. Dell has generated revenue of $67.6 million from Indian server market. HPE India’s server revenue was $65.7 million in Q4 2018.
IDC is expecting telecommunications spending to come from the initiatives such as IMS stack for VoLTE, VRAN, 5G test-bed programs towards 5G development and network expansion.
The server market revenue dropped 17.2 percent to $308.2 million in Q4 2018 from $372.1 million in Q4 2017.
The x86 server market revenue declined 17.2 percent to $267.1 million in Q4 2018 from $322.6 million in Q4 2017. The x86 server market accounts for 86.7 percent of the server market revenue. Professional services, manufacturing, telcos, and Government are driving 84.8 percent of the demand for the x86 market in India.
The non x86 server market revenue fell 17.1 percent to $41.1 million in Q4 2018. IBM tops the market with a revenue share of 74.3 percent, followed by HPE with share of 23.9 and Oracle with 1.8 percent during Q4 2018.
“The increase in server ASPs across major verticals such as Professional services, telcos, and banks indicates that newer workloads are gaining traction allowing the scale-up approach, resulting in the higher configuration of servers,” said Harshal Udatewar, market analyst, Server, IDC India.