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Report: IBM #1 in Global Server Revenue

IBM Dominates UNIX, Blade Server Revenue Growth(1)

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ARMONK, NY - 25 Aug 2005: Gartner, Inc. today reported that IBM is first in worldwide server revenue for the ninth consecutive quarter, with dramatic growth in UNIX® and blade server revenue.

According to Gartner, a leading provider of research and analysis about the global information technology industry, IBM increased its share in UNIX revenue, growing 5.5 points year-to-year. In addition, IBM added more than seven points of share year-to-year based on server revenue in the blade market, with more than 42% of the revenue in the second quarter.

Gartner data shows IBM growing across key segments. Highlights from the report include(2):

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John Crowe
IBM Media Relations
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crowejd@us.ibm.com