The latest IDC numbers show that the trend of Linux and Windows stealing market share away from Unix is continuing. Windows servers showed a 15% increase in units sold over the same quarter last year while Linux servers showed a 20% spike. Unix units dropped 13.7%
As far as vendors go, IBM held a strong grip on the top spot, with HP second and Dell third.
Also, demand is increasing for blade servers and 64-bit servers.
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