The share of HP, Dell, Cisco and Lenovo in the Cloud IT infrastructure market has increased in Q1 2015, while EMC and NetApp failed to impress, said IDC.
The share of HP in Cloud IT infrastructure market increased to 15.7 percent in Q1 2015 from 14.3 percent in Q1 2014.
Dell increased its share to 11.9 percent from 11.1 percent.
NetApp also faced drop in Cloud IT infrastructure market share to 4.4 percent from 5.4 percent.
Lenovo gained Cloud IT infrastructure market share to 3.6 percent from 0.5 percent.
IDC said revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew 25.1 percent to nearly $6.3 billion in the first quarter of 2015.
Cloud IT infrastructure spending climbed to nearly 30 percent of overall IT infrastructure spending in Q1 2015 from 26.4 percent a year ago.
Revenue from infrastructure sales for private cloud grew 24.4 percent to $2.4 billion while sales for public cloud grew 25.5 percent to $3.9 billion.
The non-cloud IT infrastructure segment increased 6.1 percent in the first quarter, largely driven by increased sales of servers while storage sales declined and sales of Ethernet switches grew by 1 percent.
All three technology markets showed strong growth in both private and public cloud segments, with servers experiencing the highest growth at 28 percent and 33 percent, respectively.