HP tops Q3 EMEA Intel server sales

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ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence

The latest figures from research firm IDC Corp for the EMEA Intel Corp server market indicates that Hewlett-Packard Co has slightly increased its lead as the top vendor by unit shipments.

Framingham, Massachusetts-based IDC's latest analysis of the EMEA "Standard Intel Server Architecture" market gave HP a 42.8% share of the market for the third quarter of 2002, up 1.2 points from the second quarter.

The research company estimates that 294,000 Intel server units were shipped in the quarter, a growth of 5.9% from the same quarter last year. Of that figure IDC estimates that 126,000 units were from Palo Alto, California-based HP, an increase of 2.2% year-on-year.

HP's nearest rival was Dell Computer Corp, which was responsible for 14.6% of all units shipped, followed by IBM Corp with 13.6%, Fujitsu-Siemens Computers BV with 7.8%, and Acer Inc with 2.4%.

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