Interest in clouds keeps growing
According to the latest research of IDC revenue from sales of products for private and public cloud infrastructure (servers, network equipment, storage) grew by 14.5% and reached $7.7 billion in second quarter of 2016. Interesting to mention that non-cloud products experience decrease of sale by 6.1% in comparison with previous year.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise keeps holding top position among vendors with the same 16.4% share of worldwide cloud infrastructure products market. Dell, Cisco, Lenovo, Huawei, Inspur show growth of both market share and revenue. The leader is revenue growth is Dell with 48.2% increase. ODM Direct products have significantly lost market share from 25.1% to 19.7%.
Considering the regions, vendor revenue grew fastest in Latin America at 44.0%, followed by Western Europe (41,2%) and Japan (35.4 per cent). The market in Central and Eastern Europe have an increase of revenue by 21.0 % and the U.S. only 6.7%.