back to article Server winners and losers: HPE, Dell EMC still sitting pretty at the top, but uh-oh Lenovo

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Dell EMC top the league tables for server revenue and sales in Q3, but face rapid growth from its global competition, according to a new Gartner report. After an encouraging summer, the server market as a whole is growing with $14.7bn (£11bn) in revenue, up 16 per cent year-over-year, and …

  1. Charlie Clark Silver badge

    All hail the white box makers

    Didn't we have the same report last week? Only the headline then was Dell was the winnah and HPE was taking a beating.

    1. SniperPenguin

      Re: All hail the white box makers

      Dell is #1 according to units shipped

      HPE is #1 according to revenue of those units

      So it depends on whose PowerPoint slides you are looking at ;-)

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: All hail the white box makers

        HPE charges their customers more per server - is what I infer from these stats.

        1. PaulCharlton

          Re: All hail the white box makers

          That's mainly because they are selling servers with more stuff in them and in segments which pay more.

      2. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: All hail the white box makers

        Would it surprise you to know that I can confirm that Michael Dell only looks at the former and the Meg Whitman only looks at the latter?

  2. Field Commander A9

    Inspur surprised me quite a bit. Last time I heard, they hooked up with VMware? Guess that really paid off.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Lenovo claims they are 5th years #1 in terms of reliability... and yet they keep losing in market share ???

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