All top-five server vendors globally saw declines in revenue and shipment in the third quarter of 2009, with Sun registering the biggest fall, according to the latest figures from Gartner.
In a report released on Monday, the research firm noted that Sun saw its server revenue drop 32.3 percent and unit shipment dip 38.1 percent in the third quarter, compared to the same period last year.
IBM experienced a 12.3 percent decline in revenue growth, though it clocked the highest revenue in the market for the quarter at $3.4bn (£2bn). HP and Fujitsu saw their revenue decline 15.1 percent and 10.8 percent, respectively. Dell was the only vendor with a single-digit revenue decline of 5.1 percent among the top-five vendors, Gartner said.
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