IDC estimates global server revenue grew 17.9 Y/Y in Q2, and that IBM was the largest...

|By:, SA News Editor

IDC estimates global server revenue grew 17.9 Y/Y in Q2, and that IBM was the largest beneficiary: Big Blue's market share rose 1.6% on the back of a mainframe upgrade cycle and UNIX share gains at Oracle's (ORCL) expense. Meanwhile, H-P (HPQ) and Dell (DELL) saw their shares decline 2.4% and 1.7%, respectively.