Gartner has released the numbers regarding server shipments and Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) continues to lead IBM, Dell and other market players with a clear different. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) has around 28% market share in the global data center and server business. Gartner says that Hyper-scale datacenter and Cloud has given a massive increase to the server business in the fourth quarter. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) is creating customized solutions for the small business and the Enterprise to help them cope with unconventional problems.
The report identifies emerging markets like China, Africa and Middle East as the major players in the growth of Cloud server business. HP’s x86-based server business is the cardinal aspect of its growth because many companies are using x86-based server virtualization and on-premise systems to leverage their hardware and software resources. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)’s major competitors like Lenovo and IBM are yet to land the emerging markets, especially China, giving Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) a clear edge in the server business race.
Interestingly, Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)’s shipment declined by 11% whereas the revenue experienced a surge. The main reason behind this surprising difference is the fact that companies around the world are focusing to buy more high-end Cloud servers in order to consolidate the existing systems and make them virtualized. Enterprise players also want to cut the cost of maintenance in the future by making one time spending. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) has some state of the art servers and Cloud equipment to satisfy the growing needs of companies across the globe.
Ralph V. Whitworth is one of the shareholders of Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), having around 28 million shares of the company