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IBM Continues as Number One Server Vendor Worldwide in Second Quarter 2008


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ARMONK, NY .- IDC reported today that IBM (NYSE: IBM) continues to hold the number one position in worldwide server revenue share with a 33.2 percent revenue share in the second quarter of 2008 -- surpassing HP with a 5.8 percent gap. IBM also topped the industry with a 27 percent revenue growth in overall servers from first quarter 2008. [1]

For the second quarter, IDC noted that IBM ranked number one across all Unix servers, IDCís server category of $250,000 or more, and the $10,000 or more price point. IDCís server revenue share details include:

* Among all Unix servers, IBM Power Systems generated 35.7 percent revenue share.
* For IDCís category of $250,000 or more servers, IBM System z and other IBM $250,000 plus servers beat the competition with a 37 percent and 24.8 percent revenue share respectively -- taking 61.8 percent of industryís total revenue share.
* For IDCís category of $10,000 or more, IBM obtained 48.4 percent revenue share.

[1] IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, August 2008



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