Gartner® Market Guide to Servers

Read the full report to learn about the choices in the server market today. Find out why RackN has been mentioned in the report, and how we can help you prepare to use alternate server vendors.

Read time: 25 minutes

As the server market is a mature market, most vendors offer a common set of features and capabilities across their portfolios. Differentiation is now mostly focused on business models, such as the move to consumption-based pricing, and supply chain capabilities.

The 2023 Gartner® Market Guide for Servers is out, and it offers clarity and guidance for purchasing bare metal servers, such as:

  • Using server refreshes as a chance to evaluate buying options.
  • Methods to get the best market price.
  • Explanation of trends driven by market power.
  • Enabling future automation with servers that support automation toolsets.
“Market Guide for Servers” report from Gartner® and authored by Tony Harvey and others (25 January 2023 – ID G00729953
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