The Dell-EMC mega-merger is starting to bear significant fruit: according to the latest analysis from Synergy Research, which shows a three-way tie alongside Cisco and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) at the top of the cloud infrastructure equipment market.
With the overall revenues for cloud infrastructure equipment surpassing $70 billion in 2016 – or in other words, about $3 billion more than Dell shelled out for EMC, VMware et al – Dell’s stock has risen considerably since 2016’s second quarter, with Cisco and HPE suffering slight dips in market share.
Servers, OS, storage, networking and virtualisation software made up fully 95% of the overall market, with the remainder comprising cloud security and management. As readers of this publication will be aware, Cisco rules the roost when it comes to networking, while HPE has a clear lead in cloud servers. Dell EMC has the lead on storage, with Microsoft featuring
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