"IBM showed the strongest unit growth among the top five vendors, with an increase of 22.6 percent," according to the report. "This translated to a unit share increase from 13.3 percent in 1Q05 to 14.1 percent in 1Q06."
"Momentum is building around our leading BladeCenter technologies and System x servers based on IBM's XDA and X3 innovations as we deliver leadership performance and address power consumption needs," said Susan Whitney, general manager, IBM System x.
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(1) Gartner, Market Share: Server Shipments, Worldwide, 1Q06 (Preliminary Statistics), Table 3: x86 Server Shipments and market Shares Worldwide, 1Q06 (Units), Joseph Gonzalez, et al., April 25, 2006.
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