The global server market extended its rally into the first quarter of 2020 as the pandemic-prompted global lockdown boosted enterprise reliance on cloud services
"Surging demand for hyperscale cloud services as work-from-home requirements kicked in boosted global server shipments during the first quarter to more than 3.3 million units, market tracker Omdia reported this week. That's an increase of nearly 1 million over the same quarter last year, driven by record server shipments in March 2020.
Those results build on fourth quarter 2019 results that included a whopping 27 percent increase in server deliveries, Omdia said Wednesday (May 6). Among the beneficiaries of the workforce paradigm shift were white box server vendors, so-called because equipment is not manufactured by brand-name vendors..."
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