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Worldwide Integrated Infrastructure and Platforms Revenues Increase 45.6% Year Over Year in 2013, Approaching $7.6 Billion in Value, According to IDC

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), revenue for the worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market increased 45.6% year over year to nearly $7.6 billion during calendar year 2013. The market generated 2.4 exabytes of new storage capacity shipments during the year, which was up 78.6% compared to 2012. For the first time, IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Integrated Infrastructure and Platform Tracker includes the value of software licenses attributable to applications, application development & deployment software, and system infrastructure software deployed on these systems. The addition of this software to the Tracker gives stakeholders a complete view of a market that is unparalleled in the industry.

"Integrated systems have been one of the most important developments in the evolution of the enterprise datacenter," said Jed Scaramella, Research Director, Enterprise Servers. "The strong growth in the market is a testament to customers' realization of the value proposition and benefits these systems deliver. IDC expects the market to continue on its growth trajectory in 2014."

"The market's continued double-digit growth rate comes at a time when the value of the general infrastructure market remains relatively sluggish," said Eric Sheppard, Research Director, Storage. "This can largely be attributed to the clear advantages integrated systems offer over general infrastructure in the form of faster time to deployment, consolidated management, reduced downtime, and improved utilization rates."

Integrated Platforms vs. Integrated Infrastructure

IDC distinguishes between two market segments: Integrated Platforms and Integrated Infrastructure. Integrated platforms are integrated systems that are sold with additional pre-integrated packaged software and customized system engineering optimized to enable such functions as application development software, databases, testing, and integration tools. Integrated infrastructure systems are designed for general-purpose, distributed workloads that are likely to have differing performance profiles. While integrated infrastructure is similar to integrated platforms in that it will leverage the same infrastructure building blocks, it is not optimized for a specific workload.

The Integrated Platforms market generated nearly $3.6 billion in sales during 2013, which represented a 12.2% year-over-year growth rate and 47.3% of the total market value. Oracle was the largest supplier of Integrated Platform Systems with $1.4 billion in sales, or 39.1% share of the market segment.

                   

Top 3 Vendors, Worldwide Integrated Platforms, 2013 (Revenues are in Millions)

Vendor    

2013
Revenue

   

2013 Market
Share

   

2012
Revenue

   

2012 Market
Share

   

2013/2012
Revenue
Growth

1. Oracle     $1,398.8     39.1%     $1,124.9     35.3%     24.3%
2. IBM     $535.3     15.0%     $400.7     12.6%     33.6%
3. HP     $39.4     1.1%     $34.2     1.1%     15.2%
All Others     $1,605.4     44.9%     $1,628.5     51.1%     -1.4%
Total Factory Value     $3,578.9     100%     $3,188.3     100%     12.2%

Source: IDC Worldwide Integrated Infrastructure & Platforms Tracker, April 29, 2014

 

Integrated Infrastructure sales grew 98.7% year over year during 2013 on nearly $4.0 billion worth of sales. This amounted to 52.7% of the total market value. VCE was the top-ranked supplier of Integrated Infrastructure in 2013, generating revenues of $979.3 million and capturing a 24.6% share of the market segment.

                   

Top 3 Vendors, Worldwide Integrated Infrastructure, 2013 (Revenues are in Millions)

Vendor    

2013
Revenue

   

2013 Market
Share

   

2012
Revenue

   

2012 Market
Share

   

2013/2012
Revenue
Growth

1. VCE     $979.3     24.6%     $621.5     31.0%     57.6%
2. Cisco/NetApp     $894.5     22.4%     $600.15     29.9%     49.0%
3. EMC/Cisco     $749.6     18.8%     $129.0     6.4%     481.0%
All Others     $1,363.0     34.2%     $655.7     32.7%     107.9%
Total Factory Value     $3,986.4     100%     $2,006.3     100%     98.7%

Source: IDC Worldwide Integrated Infrastructure & Platforms Tracker, April 29, 2014

 

Taxonomy Notes:

IDC defines integrated infrastructure and platforms as pre-integrated, vendor-certified systems containing server hardware, disk storage systems, networking equipment, and basic element/systems management software. Systems not sold with all four of these components are not counted within this tracker. Specific to management software, IDC includes embedded or integrated management and control software optimized for the auto discovery, provisioning and pooling of physical and virtual compute, storage and networking resources shipped as part of the core, standard integrated system.

For more information about IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Integrated Infrastructure and Platforms Tracker, please contact Lidice Fernandez at 305-351-3051 or [email protected].

About IDC Trackers

IDC Tracker products provide accurate and timely market size, vendor share, and forecasts for hundreds of technology markets from more than 100 countries around the globe. Using proprietary tools and research processes, IDC's Trackers are updated on a semiannual, quarterly, and monthly basis. Tracker results are delivered to clients in user-friendly excel deliverables and on-line query tools. The IDC Tracker Charts app allows users to view data charts from the most recent IDC Tracker products on their iPhone and iPad.

About IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. In 2014, IDC celebrates its 50th anniversary of providing strategic insights to help clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

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