Sun maintains leadership position in EMEA UNIX market
According to the 2Q02 Worldwide Server Database by Gartner Dataquest, Sun Microsystems, Inc. increased its revenue position with market share growth of 10.75 percent year-over-year and now holds second place with 18.44 percent market share. Furthermore, with just under 80,000 units shipped and $1.86 billion in revenue, Sun maintains a commanding lead as the number one vendor in the UNIX® market worldwide, according to a company press release.
Positive growth was seen in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region where Sun grew its market share leadership position in the UNIX market by nearly 37 percent in shipments and over 10 percent in revenue year-over-year. With over 21,700 units shipped in EMEA in 2Q02, Sun has 60.61 percent market share in UNIX shipments and 37 percent revenue market share with over $519 million.
Launched in 1982, Sun Microsystems, Inc. is a provider of hardware, software and services that make the Net Work. Sun can be found in more than 170 countries. — (menareport.com)
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