2019 Data Center Hardware & Software Spend Tops $150B
March 26, 2020
total data center infrastructure spending data covers both cloud and
non-cloud, service provider and enterprise data center, hardware and
software. By product the data covers servers, OS, storage, networking,
virtualization software, network security and management software.
Servers are the largest product category and accounted for 46% of
hardware and software spending in 2019. Vendor market share ranking in
Q4 showed the leaders being Dell, Microsoft, HPE and Cisco. They were
followed by Huawei, IBM, VMware, Inspur and Lenovo. In the public cloud
segment, ODMs once again accounted for the biggest share of the market.
They also benefited from a big year-end spike in shipments to hyperscale
operators, thereby enjoying a record quarter.