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ServerWatch: IDC Server Stats Show a Market in Decline, IBM in the Lead

Mar 11, 2002, 19:46 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman)
"IDC's latest crop of server stats for 2001 shows IBM leading the charge in a worldwide server market on the decline.

IDC's findings reveal that revenue in the server market decreased 26 percent in the fourth quarter of 2001, from $16.9 billion in 4Q00 to $12.6 billion in 4Q01. Unit shipments declined 7 percent to 1.143 million units in 4Q01, according to the market research firm.

...[in 2001]Linux surpassed NetWare to become the second largest operating system used for new Intel-based server deployments."

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