Converged systems market revenue rose 9.1 percent to $3.6 billion in the fourth quarter and grew 9.4 percent to $12.5 billion in 2017, according to an IDC report.
“The number of organizations deploying converged systems continued to expand through 2017,” said Eric Sheppard, research vice president, Enterprise Servers and Storage at IDC.
The certified reference systems & integrated infrastructure market revenue fell 3.4 percent to $1.7 billion in the fourth quarter, representing 47.1 percent of the total converged systems market value.
Dell Inc. is the largest supplier in this market with $735 million revenue and 42.9 percent share. Cisco/NetApp, which has 33 percent share, generated $565.6 million in sales. HPE generated $289.3 million in sales and grabbed 16.9 percent market share.
Revenue from hyper-converged systems grew 69.4 percent to $1.25 billion in Q4 2017, representing 34.3 percent of the total converged systems market. The hyperconverged systems rose 64.3 percent to $3.7 billion in 2017.
Dell Inc. is the largest supplier in hyperconverged systems market based on the brand of the hyperconverged solution with $346.8 million in revenue and 27.8 percent share. Nutanix generated $243 million in revenue with 19.5 percent share. HPE and Cisco had $61.6 million and $56.3 million revenue and 4.9 percent and 4.5 percent market share, respectively.
VMware’s hyperconverged software represented $405.1 million revenue, or 32.4 percent of the market segment. Systems running Nutanix’s hyperconverged software represented $368.4 million in fourth quarter vendor revenue, or 29.5 percent of the total market.
Integrated platforms revenue fell 18.1 percent to $675.5 million, representing 18.6 percent of the converged systems market value. Oracle is the top-ranked supplier of integrated platforms with revenues of $360.5 million and 53.4 percent share.