IBM India has achieved the No. 1 position in the overall
server market in revenue terms in Q2 2005, according to
IDC''s Asia-Pacific Quarterly Enterprise Server Tracker,
Q2 2005. IBM, it says, gained a 8.3-point revenue
market share in the overall server market in Q2 2005 compared
with Q2 2004, and compared with a 5-point decline in revenue
market share of its closest competitor.
server revenues in India grew at more than twice the rate
at which the overall server market expanded in Q2 2005
compared with the year earlier period. IBM India continued
to sustain its leadership in the overall x86 and x86 blade
server market segments in revenue terms for Q2 2005.
non-x86 Unix server market, IBM''s revenues registered
a phenomenal growth 150 per cent YoY, while the growth
in the overall UNIX market in India declined by 11 per
cent. IBM''s revenue share in the non-x86 Unix server segment
in India increased by 22.7 points on a year-ago basis
in Q2 2005.
Sanjit Sinha, senior manager, hardware research, IDC India
Limited, "Today, IBM is establishing new dynamics
for the server market. They emerged leaders in revenue
terms in both X-86 and non X-86 server market in Q2 2005,
which proves that customers are acknowledging their capabilities.
Having established leadership positioning even in the
Midrange enterprise servers, (in terms of revenue), IBM
have reached another milestone. IBM is building a strong
value net of business partners who definitely help drive
more business for it in India."
maintained its market leadership position in the x86 server
segment in revenue terms with 39 per cent year-on-year
growth that enabled it to capture 32.1 per cent share
in Q2 2005.