HP dominated global server market in Q4 2013: Gartner

March 3, 2014 1:51 am

US-based IT research and advisory firm, Gartner has said worldwide server shipments grew 3.2% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2013, while revenues dropped 6.6% over the same quarter a year earlier. Full-2013 worldwide server shipments climbed 2.1%, while server revenues fell 4.5%. Hewlett-Packard (HP) led the worldwide server market in revenue terms in the fourth quarter of 2013, ending the year with $3.8bn in revenues for the quarter, for a total share of 28.1% worldwide. This was up 6% compared with the same quarter in 2012. In server shipments, HP also remained the worldwide leader for the fourth quarter of 2013 with an on-year shipment increase of 8.7%, said the report.