IDC analytical company’s experts have summed up the third quarter 2016 server market. From the published report shows that the server market in terms of money fell by 7% for the year to 12.498 billion dollars. According to analysts, this is due to slowdown in large data centers and a decrease in sales in the top segment. In addition, last year there was an increased demand due to the update cycle in the corporate segment. In quantitative terms, supply for the year decreased by 4.6% to 2.38 million units.

In this case, the mass and the average sales segment fell by 4.9% and 4.1%, to 10.3 and 1.1 billion dollars respectively. In the upper segment sales decreased by 25.0% to $ 1.1 billion.

The largest server vendor is a company HPE. During the year, sales HPE servers decreased by 12.1% – from 3.683 to 3.238 billion dollars, which led to a reduction in the company’s share from 27.4% to 25.9%.

Dell ranks second with a share of 17.8%, corresponding to a sales volume of $ 2.226 billion. A year ago, Dell indicators were equal to 2.439 billion dollars and 18.2%.

The third place is shared by a honey Lenovo, Cisco and IBM, have as their share, equal to 7.9%, 7.4% and 6.9%, respectively, so close that the difference is comparable to the accuracy of the calculations carried out by IDC.

Source: to IDC