Re: Linux server revenue share is (sort of) growing

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by peterwn, May 31, 2010.

  1. peterwn

    peterwn Guest

    On Jun 1, 5:52 am, "impossible" <> wrote:
    > +20% in Q1 hardware revenue year-over-year to an overall 16% hardware market
    > share But it's losing ground to Windows -- hardware revenue up 34%, driving
    > the Windows market share to an all-time best 49%.
    >


    Gerg - you are moaning about a boring newsgroup yet you post this
    crap.
     
    peterwn, May 31, 2010
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  2. peterwn

    peterwn Guest

    On Jun 1, 12:37 pm, "impossible" <> wrote:

    >
    > >>> Gerg - you are moaning about a boring newsgroup yet you post this

    > > crap.

    >
    > Your sock-puppetry is becoming less and less useful to Larry -- I'm not sure
    > how many more lame comments from you he's going to tolerate.


    I am my own puppet master, Gerg.
     
    peterwn, Jun 1, 2010
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  3. peterwn

    peterwn Guest

    On Jun 1, 11:55 pm, "impossible" <> wrote:
    > "peterwn" <> wrote in message
    >
    > news:...
    >
    >
    >
    > > On Jun 1, 12:37 pm, "impossible" <> wrote:
    > > "peterwn" <> wrote in message
    > >>news:....

    >
    > >>> On Jun 1, 5:52 am, "impossible" <> wrote:
    > >>> +20% in Q1 hardware revenue year-over-year to an overall 16% hardware
    > >>> market
    > >>>> share But it's losing ground to Windows -- hardware revenue up 34%,
    > >>>> driving
    > >>>> the Windows market share to an all-time best 49%.

    >
    > >>>> On the strength of demand for x86 servers, HP has toppled IBM as the #1
    > >>>> hardware vendor.

    >
    > >>>>http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS22360110

    >
    > >>>> "Top Server Market Findings

    >
    > >>>> "Microsoft Windows server demand was positively impacted by the
    > >>>> accelerating
    > >>>> x86 server market, as hardware revenue increased 33.6% and unit
    > >>>> shipments
    > >>>> increased 28.3% year over year. Quarterly revenue of $5.1 billion for
    > >>>> Windows servers represented 48.9% of overall quarterly factory revenue.
    > >>>> This
    > >>>> is the highest percentage of server hardware revenue that Windows
    > >>>> servers
    > >>>> have ever represented.

    >
    > >>>> "Linux server demand also improved sharply in 1Q10, with revenue
    > >>>> growing
    > >>>> 20.4% to $1.7 billion when compared with the first quarter of 2009.
    > >>>> Linux
    > >>>> servers now represent 16.2% of all server revenue, up 2.1 points over
    > >>>> 1Q09.

    >
    > >>>> "Unix servers experienced 29.0% revenue decline when compared to 1Q09
    > >>>> as
    > >>>> customers waited for additional detail on the Sun-Oracle server
    > >>>> roadmap.
    > >>>> They were also anticipating a ramp of IBM POWER7 servers, which began
    > >>>> shipping in Q1, and, separately, HP Integrity servers based on Intel
    > >>>> Itanium
    > >>>> 9300 processors that were announced in April. Worldwide Unix revenues
    > >>>> were
    > >>>> $2.3 billion for the quarter, representing 22.2% of quarterly server
    > >>>> spending (down 10.5 points over 1Q09).

    >
    > >>>> "The market for non-x86 servers, including servers based on RISC, EPIC,
    > >>>> and
    > >>>> CISC processors, declined 25.9% year over year to $3.6 billion in 1Q10.
    > >>>> This
    > >>>> is the fourth consecutive quarter that non-x86 servers have been
    > >>>> outperformed in the market by x86 servers. IDC believes that demand for
    > >>>> non-x86 systems will improve in the second half of the year as leading
    > >>>> OEMs
    > >>>> complete important product refresh cycles, which will help drive server
    > >>>> demand in the midrange and high-end of the market."

    >
    > >>>>> Gerg - you are moaning about a boring newsgroup yet you post this
    > >>> crap.

    >
    > >> Your sock-puppetry is becoming less and less useful to Larry -- I'm not
    > >> sure
    > >> how many more lame comments from you he's going to tolerate.

    >
    > >>> I am my own puppet master, Gerg.

    >
    > Right......now, ignore the subject of this thread again.....that's good......
    > censor my post again....excellent! Truth be told, I can't really tell if
    > you're Peter the Whiner, Anton the Wanton, or Dave Duh! That's very clever
    > of you. How many nicks do you have altogether?


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    peterwn, Jun 2, 2010
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