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Server sales take a hit in India as focus shifts to cloud

Jan 02, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Server sales in India declined for the first time due to weak demand from IT services firms, whose clients are increasingly renting space on the cloud to host applications instead of setting up their own infrastructure.

The overall server market in India shrank 8.1% to $276.6 million (Rs 1,925 crore) in the quarter through September over the previous year, technology researcher IDC said last week. The x86 server market, which is used by IT services firms to host applications on their campu...