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Linux Server Revenues Grow to $2.6 Billion

Nov 30, 2012, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Not all sectors of the global server market are in decline. In particular, IDC noted that Linux is growing. Linux server hardware revenues for 3Q12 were reported at $2.6 billion for a 6.6 percent year-over-year gain.

In contrast, both Windows and Unix server hardware revenues are going the other way. Microsoft Windows server hardware declined by 0.9 percent to $6.2 billion and Unix servers declined by 14.2 percent to $2.1 billion.

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