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12/5/2013
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Server Revenue Slips In Q3: Gartner

Server shipments are slightly up but revenues are down in the third quarter, and Unix server sales continue to slide, says Gartner report.
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D. Henschen
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12/5/2013 | 9:46:29 AM
Unix death spiral?
The Unix server stats are pretty grim. IBM was up in units but down in revenue as described above. Oracle was -22% on units and -25% on revenue. HP was -22% on units and -37% on revenue. Fujistu was -16% on units and -33% on revenue. IBM's answer is to adapt its Power Servers to Linux workloads, but x86 is all over Linux as well.
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