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Report: IBM Fastest Growing UNIX Vendor, Number One Server Vendor Worldwide in 2007


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ARMONK, NY - 22 Feb 2008: Gartner reported today that IBM (NYSE: IBM) continues to hold the number one position in worldwide server revenue. IBM captured 34.2 percent revenue share in the fourth quarter of 2007, and 31.1 percent revenue share for the full year of 2007. [1]

IBM was also the fastest growing UNIX vendor in 2007, growing 9 percent year-to-year and capturing 34.1 percent revenue share for Q407 according to Gartner. [2]

Gartner also reported that IBM continued to lead the category of servers priced at $250,000 or more with 58.9 percent worldwide revenue share for the fourth quarter of 2007. [3] According to the firm, the revenue for IBM's System z line of servers grew 60.3 percent between 3Q07 and 4Q07. [4]

IBM demonstrated industry leadership across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific and Japan Q407, garnering 34.3 percent, 34.6 percent, and 33.6 percent revenue share respectively in the geographies according to Gartner. [5]

Contact(s) information

Vineeta Durani
IBM Media Relations
415-545-2350
vdurani@us.ibm.com

1 Source: Gartner Dataquest, "Servers Quarterly Statistics Worldwide," Q4, 2007.

2 Source: Gartner Dataquest, "Servers Quarterly Statistics Worldwide," Q4, 2007.

3 Source: Gartner Dataquest, "Servers Quarterly Statistics Worldwide," Q4, 2007.

4 Source: Gartner Dataquest, "Servers Quarterly Statistics Worldwide," Q4, 2007.

5 Source: Gartner Dataquest, "Servers Quarterly Statistics Worldwide," Q4, 2007.