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ZDNet: Server sales shrink, IBM still top dog

Sep 13, 2001, 23:12 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"...In the Linux server market, Compaq is the leader, with $119 million in sales for the quarter--a 14.4 percent decrease from the $139 million in the year-ago quarter. No. 2 Dell increased 33.9 percent from $59 million to $79 million, while No. 3 IBM increased the most, 39.5 percent from $43 million to $60 million, IDC said.

IBM has embarked on a major campaign to boost Linux across its four major server lines.

The Windows server market, with $2.9 billion in sales for the quarter, remains larger than the Linux market's $415 million."

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