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One third of firms to invest in servers

ON AVERAGE, Slovak companies get 3.9 years out of their servers, while the most popular brand, with a 40-percent market share, is HP. IBM, with an almost 30-percent share, is the second most popular brand, followed by Dell with 25 percent. About one third of respondents plan to invest in servers with a median investment of €15,000 in 2013. These are the findings of a market survey of IT infrastructure conducted by TEMPEST and IBM, the TASR newswire wrote on January 7.

ON AVERAGE, Slovak companies get 3.9 years out of their servers, while the most popular brand, with a 40-percent market share, is HP. IBM, with an almost 30-percent share, is the second most popular brand, followed by Dell with 25 percent. About one third of respondents plan to invest in servers with a median investment of €15,000 in 2013. These are the findings of a market survey of IT infrastructure conducted by TEMPEST and IBM, the TASR newswire wrote on January 7.

The average period of use of data storage devices is 3.6 years. Two-thirds of IT managers have at their disposal storage capacity of up to 10 terabytes (TB), 22 percent up to 100 TB and 5 percent more than 100 TB. HP is the most popular brand with 40 percent, followed by IBM with almost 20 percent, Dell with 12 percent and EMC with 7 percent. More than one quarter of respondents (26 percent) plan to invest in storage this year, with the median investment being €40,000.

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