HP asserts premier position in the Middle East
Based on the release of IDC’s fourth quarter 2002 research figures, HP announced its continued leadership in worldwide PC Shipments. This encompasses home and business PC Clients, as well as desktop and notebook PCs.
HP has also maintained its premier position in the Middle East technology arena, according to a company press release. “HP is by far the principal PC supplier in Oman. We see tremendous growth opportunities in the Sultanate and have added resources to our team of HP specialists in Oman to cater to the needs of our customers,” stated Christoph Schell, general manager of the Personal Systems Group of HP Middle East, while visiting customers in the Sultanate of Oman.
“We continue to bring innovative products across all sectors throughout the Arab World. Recent offerings include the novel HP iPAQ H5400 series, stylish Tablet PC, wireless notebooks and other mobile solutions,” Christoph added.
Earlier this year, HP demonstrated its commitment to the region by announcing its local assembly plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the opening of three services centers dedicated to handling the needs of end-users.
HP is a leading global provider of products, technologies, solutions and services to consumers and businesses. The company’s offering span Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. HP completed its acquisition of Compaq Corporation on May 3, 2002.
HP is the largest IT company in the Middle East employing about 500 people in the region. HP has been present in the Middle East since 1968, and opened its first regional office in 1994 and has offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Riyadh, Jeddah and Khobar servicing the GCC, the Levant and Egypt. — (menareport.com)
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