Monday, August 4, 2008

HP Vs Dell (HP Prolaint DL380G5 Vs. Dell PowerEdge 2950 III)

Summary points
· HP leads with #1 x86 server market share in both factory revenue and units in Q4/07.1
· HP Systems Insight Manager provides for the average customer a savings of $35,000 over 3 years per 100 users.2
· HP Insight Control Environment option offers up to 500% ROI.3
· HP iLO 2 delivers embedded remote management.

Introduction

This paper articulates the advantages that the HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server has over the Dell PowerEdge 2950 III server.

We will demonstrate that the HP ProLiant DL380 G5 delivers real value.

HP leads with #1 x86 market share in both factory revenue and units in Q4/07
· For the 46th consecutive quarter, 11 ½ years, HP ProLiant is the x86 server market share
leader in both factory revenue and units, shipping 1 out of every 3 servers in this market.4
· HP increased its worldwide server unit shipments by more than the next four competitors
combined in the fourth calendar quarter of 2007.5
· HP captured 32.2 percent of total unit shipment share.

Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker February 2008

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