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Gartner Says EMEA Server Shipments Market Increased 0.8 Percent in the Second Quarter of 2014 and Revenue Grew 3.8 Percent

EGHAM U.K., 27 August 2014 — In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), server shipments in the second quarter of 2014 grew for the first time in 11 quarters, by 0.8 percent, according to Gartner, Inc. Server revenue also grew in the second consecutive quarter of 2014 after 10 previous quarters of consecutive revenue declines. Total server revenue reached $3.2 billion, a 3.8 percent year-over-year increase.

“The second quarter of 2014 marks a key milestone in the server market for many vendors, as both shipments and revenue grew for the first time since this period in 2011,” said Errol Rasit, research director at Gartner. “Despite the steady improvement in the server market, these positive results highlight the end of a slump, rather than a return to growth. Server providers must continue to ensure that a focus on growth remains a top priority.”

In the first quarter of 2014, HP extended its revenue share lead with 7.3 percent growth (see Table 1): a strong result given its shipment decline of 5.2 percent (see Table 2). The EMEA market does not enjoy the same hyperscale demand as North America, but HP was able to benefit from strong multi-node server sales to bolster its growth.

Second-ranked IBM exhibited single digit x86 growth, despite announcing the divestment of this business. IBM’s top level result suffered because of a cyclical low point in mainframe sales and ongoing weakness in its RISC systems business. Third-placed Dell’s recent momentum continued with a strong second quarter, as its revenue increased 13.5 percent, and its shipments grew 5.5 percent.

Table 1
EMEA: Server Vendor Revenue Estimates, 2Q14 (U.S. Dollars)

Company 2Q14 Revenue 2Q14 Market Share (%) 2Q13 Revenue 2Q13 Market Share (%) 2Q14-2Q13 Growth (%)
HP 1,121,059,422 34.73 1,045,013,127 33.60 7.28
IBM 710,702,536 22.02 834,807,318 26.84 -14.87
Dell 493,568,150 15.29 434,887,100 13.98 13.49
Oracle 211,932,000 6.57 193,522,500 6.22 9.51
Fujitsu 206,746,974 6.41 175,820,497 5.65 17.59
Others 483,827,980 14.99 426,487,501 13.71 13.44
Total 3,227,837,061
  1. 00
  1. 00
  2. 77

Source: Gartner (August 2014)

Table 2

EMEA: Server Vendor Shipments Estimates, 2Q14 (Units)

Company 2Q14 Shipments 2Q14 Market Share (%) 2Q13 Shipments 2Q13 Market Share (%) 2Q14-2Q13 Growth (%)
HP 210,570 37.95 222,016 40.33 -5.16
Dell 120,371 21.70 114,057 20.72 5.54
IBM 53,057 9.56 47,550 8.64 11.58
Fujitsu 27,402 4.94 24,325 4.42 12.65
Cisco 16,356 2.95 14,484 2.63 12.93
Others 127,058 22.90 128,105 23.27 -0.82
Total 554,813
  1. 00
  1. 00
  2. 78

Source: Gartner (August 2014)

“Despite top line positivity, mixed vendor and regional results during the second quarter highlight the ongoing challenges the server market faces in EMEA,” said Mr. Rasit. “Underlying demand is increasingly positive, but server customers are increasingly discerning regarding technology choice and cost. These two opposing factors could limit server market growth in 2014, although we expect continued improvement in the second half of the year.”

From a regional perspective, only Eastern Europe recorded revenue and shipment declines of 1.6 and 5.6 percent. Server revenue and shipments in the Middle East and Africa region grew by 2.5 and 6 percent, while in Western Europe shipments increased 4.8 and 1.3 percent.

In the second quarter of 2014, x86 server revenue increased by 12.7 percent in EMEA. RISC/Itanium UNIX revenue declined 23.6 percent and the “Other CPU” segment revenue decreased 17.8 percent.

“It’s not surprising to see the x86 segment driving growth in EMEA, however double digit declines in the RISC and Itanium Unix segments were weaker than expected, highlighting ongoing instability,” said Mr. Rasit.

Additional information is available to subscribers of Gartner Servers Quarterly Statistics Worldwide program. This program provides worldwide market size and share data by vendor revenue and unit shipments. Segments include: region, vendor, vendor brand, sub brand, CPU type, CPU group, Max CPU, platform, price band, operating systems and distribution channels.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, we are the valuable partner to clients in over 9,000 distinct enterprises worldwide. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 6,400 associates, including more than 1,480 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, email info@gartner.com or visit www.gartner.com.

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