HP takes on top position in Middle East UNIX market
HP has continued to dominate the Middle East UNIX server market according to the latest IDC results released for third quarter of 2003. At more than three times its nearest rival, HP's share of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) UNIX market was particularly impressive ringing in at 64 percent.
Also robustly positioned was the rest of the Middle East region's HP UNIX market share at 44 percent, outpacing the nearest rival by a healthy 16 percent margin.
Overall in Europe, Middle East and Africa, HP grew its UNIX server market share both sequentially and year on year at 0.5 and 6.2 percentage points respectively. This increase positions HP as the number one vendor in the EMEA UNIX market.
HP in the Middle East is employs about 500 professionals in the region. It has been present in the Middle East since 1968, and opened its first regional office in 1994 and has offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah and Khobar, Cairo and Ramallah servicing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the Levant and Egypt. — (menareport.com)
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