March 28, 2013

IBM Tops PH Server Market

According to IT Market research and advisory firm, IDC, IBM is now the number one when it comes to server vendor in the Philippines in terms of overall server revenue market share in the fourth quarter of 2012. Carrying a staggering 38.7 revenue market share, IBM ranked number 1 in the country.

Ireen Catane, Country Executive for Systems and Technology Group, IBM Philippines, in a statement "IBM continues its focus on Smarter Computing systems that support an agile, smarter enterprise that can unlock the value of data, improve data center efficiency, and simplify an organization’s IT experience. This was particularly the case in the local market, wherein many clients have embraced the Smarter Computing approach, resulting to an increased demand for cloud, data and security ready enterprise systems that only IBM can deliver."

Many Southeast Asian companies have embraced IBM's Smarter Computing, which allows them to fuel innovation-based growth and competitiveness.

Among these are Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) and The PR Savings Bank from the Philippines, Bank Ekonomi Raharja and Sunan Kalijaga Islamic State University (UIN) Yogyakarta from Indonesia.

In the Philippines, IBM is the number-one ranked vendor in the following server segments in Q4 2012:
X86 server market with 38.6 percent revenue share;
High-end Enterprise ($250k+) server market with 80.7 percent revenue share; RISC and EPIC server market with 38.9 percent revenue share.