Servers Brand Leaders – 2019

In each of these independent, non-sponsored surveys, global IT Pros voted for Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support, and Innovation leaders from a randomized field of provided vendors (and the opportunity to write in an answer choice).

2019 Servers Leaders: Rackmount Servers

Rack mount servers with very high levels of redundancy, reliability, compute power, performance and cost. After a brief hiatus in 2018, IT Pros have once again voted Dell EMC the Market leader for Rackmount Servers, making it their third time in seven...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Blade Servers

A blade server is a stripped-down server computer with a modular design optimized to minimize the use of physical space and energy. Servers are added by inserting blades into a server blade enclosure. IT Pros continue to vote HPE the Market leader for...

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2019 Servers Leaders: White Box Servers

Unbranded or branded, e.g. HP, servers which can be purchased directly from the original equipment manufacturer (ODM), typically without the service and support available with traditional enterprise servers. For the second year in a row, Supermicro swept...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Hyper Converged Systems

Combinations of server, storage and networking and management software that facilitates the provisioning and management of the combined unit. In this newly added survey category, Dell Technologies was represented by Dell EMC and VMware. Together the...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Server OS

Enterprise Server Operating System: Multi-user operating systems used to host tier-1 business applications. In a major change from previous surveys, Red Hat was voted the leader in 4 server OS brand leader categories: Price, Performance, Reliability, and...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Server Hypervisors

Software that virtualizes physical server hardware, with each virtual server capable of supporting a separate guest operating system and applications. VMware runs the table again in voting for Server Hypervisor brand leader. VMware now has an eight-year...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Server CPUs

Multi-core processors used in enterprise servers. Intel proved to be the favorite among IT Pros for Server CPUs yet again—voted as eight-time Market leader, Performance Reliability, Innovation, and Service and Support. Intel almost had a clean sweep, but...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Arm-based Server CPUs

Server CPUs incorporating ARM cores and used in enterprise servers. With last year’s brand leader Qualcomm dropping out of the market, Marvell ThunderX was recognized by IT Pros as the Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Innovation, and Service and...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Server GPUs

Graphic processing cards used for applications such as deep learning and visual computing such as graphic design and video editing. As expected, NVIDIA dominated IT pro voting and was chosen Market leader for the third year in a row, along with being named...

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2019 Servers Leaders: Server LOM

LAN-on-Motherboard (LOM) network controller chip on the server motherboard. Typically a 1GbE or 10GbE NIC chip, a 10GbE converged networking adapter chip, or a chip on a pluggable module (MLOM). For the sixth year in a row, IT Pros recognized Intel as the...

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2019 Servers Leaders: SmartNICs

SmartNICs are softwared-defined, ASIC or FPGA-based, NICs that offloaded services such as virtual switching (OVS), storage, data and network encryption (IPSEC/SSL), and more. In the new survey category for network accelerators, IT Pros voted for Intel as...

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