Cisco (CSCO) trumpets the strong uptake seen by its UCS server platform, which has drawn praise...

|About: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)|By:, SA News Editor

Cisco (CSCO) trumpets the strong uptake seen by its UCS server platform, which has drawn praise for its networking hardware integration and simplified management. Cisco claims UCS has obtained over 10K customers since its 2009 launch, and accounted for 12.1% of the x86 blade server market in Q3 (per IDC). Though as Julie Bort points out, bitter rival HPQ is still dominant in the blade server space.