Worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms revenue grew 50.2% to $1.3bn (£803m) year-over-year during the second quarter of 2013, according to a report by International Data Corporation (IDC).
The market generated 529.6-petabytes of new storage capacity shipments during the quarter, an increase of 60.5% compared to the same period last year. .
IDC Storage research director Eric Sheppard said that IT departments around the world are increasingly turning to integrated systems to improve the utilisation rates of their infrastructure, reduce the time it takes to deploy new applications, ease infrastructure management burdens, and reduce the risk of downtime.
"The wide-ranging benefits associated with integrated systems are helping to drive interest in the technology and ultimately very high market value growth rates," Sheppard added.
IDC Enterprise Servers research director Jed Scaramella said: "Progressive companies view integrated systems as a means to optimise their IT environments so IT services can be better leveraged by their business units to increase workforce productivity, drive revenue opportunities, and connect with their customers."
Integrated Platform Systems revenue also went up 21.1% to $539.4m, representing 59% of the total market revenue.
Oracle led the overall Integrated Infrastructure & Platforms market with $305.9m in revenue and 56.7% share of the market, followed by Cisco and VCE.
The integrated infrastructure revenue grew 80.3% year-over-year to $775.7m during the second quarter of 2013.
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