Compaq retains Middle East PC market leadership
Compaq Computer Middle East announced that it has retained the first market position for PC servers in the Middle East. Compaq’s market share for PC servers in the third quarter was 50.2 percent in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is more than the combined market share of all other competitors.
According to statistics released by industry research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), Compaq’s market share stands at 48.2 percent in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and at 20.3 percent in Egypt.
This comes on the heals of a global announcement, where Compaq Computer was found to have regained the top spot in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, highlighted by a gain of five percentage points in the United Kingdom, for industry-standard (Intel architecture) servers in the under $25,000 segment, a company press release announced.
Compaq Computer Corporation, a Fortune Global 100 company, is the largest supplier of computing systems in the world. Compaq designs, develops, manufactures and markets hardware, software, solutions and services, including industry-leading enterprise computing solutions, fault-tolerant business-critical solutions, and communications products, commercial desktop and portable products and consumer PCs.
Compaq products and services are sold in more than 200 countries directly to businesses, through a network of authorized Compaq marketing partners. Compaq markets its products and services primarily to customers from the business, home, government, and education sectors.
Compaq Computer Middle East Mediterranean and Africa is based in the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai and currently has a network of resellers offering its products and services in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen, North and West Africa. Compaq’s regional office in Jebel Ali provides marketing, sales, technical and administrative support to its marketing partners and customers. — (menareport.com)
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