IDC Reports Strong Market Share Growth for Windows Server

In IDC’s Q1 Worldwide Server Market Revenues report, the firm reports growth for Windows Server in both unit shipments and server hardware revenue – hardware revenue increased 33.6% and unit shipments increased 28.3% year over year. According to IDC, the accelerating x86 server market increased demand for Windows Server, with quarterly revenue totaling $5.1 billion for Windows Server, which represents 48.9% of overall quarterly factory revenue – this is the biggest piece of the server hardware revenue pie in Windows server history!