1Based on revenue for the 4Q 2016 period; IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, March 3, 2017.
2Based on revenue for the 4Q 2016 period; IDC Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, March 23, 2017.
3Based on aggregate data protection and recovery software and purpose-built back-up appliance revenue as of December 2016.
4Based on Dell EMC internal analysis, February 2017.
5Based on Dell EMC internal analysis, January 2017.
6IDC WW Quarterly Server Tracker, 2016 Q4 historical release, March 1, 2017. Dell leads the WW x86 Server unit volume with share of 21.0% over HPE units volume share of 20.5%. On a share basis, this is considered a statistical tie for #1, within 50 bps.
7Based on Principled Technologies report “Database Performance and Resiliency on the Dell PowerEdge R630 Running Microsoft SQL Server 2014,” September 2014, commissioned by Dell, comparing Dell's 13th-generation R630 with 8x2.5" HDD to a 13th-generation R630 with 24x1.8" SSD both running Microsoft SQL Server 2014. Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage and manufacturing variability.