IDC Reports Jump In Server Sales, Decline In Storage Revenue
Networldworld, September 16th, 2020
September 16, 2020,
Volume 270, Issue 3
On the surface it would seem contradictory for one market to rise and another to fall, but there is a pattern here
"IDC released two surveys last week with seemingly contradictory results, but there is an underlying pattern: For now, on-premises hardware sales are dipping, while cloud sales are booming.
In its Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the global server market grew 19.8% year over year in the second calendar quarter of 2020 to $24.0 billion, while worldwide server shipments grew 18.4% to nearly 3.2 million units in the same time period..."
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