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CNET News: IBM, Dell Win in Losing Server Market

Feb 26, 2003, 14:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"IBM and Dell Computer wrestled market share away from Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems in 2002, a grim year in which overall sales dropped 8 percent to $43 billion, a new study said...

"Sales of Linux servers increased 63 percent from 2001 to 2002, from $1.3 billion to $2 billion, Gartner said. The move mirrors a more dramatic 90 percent growth in the United States in the fourth quarter.

"IBM leads the Linux market with $759 million in revenue--more than twice its 2001 sales--and 37 percent market share. HP, in second place, had $507 million in revenue, while third-place Dell had $365 million. Dell, though, lost 5 percentage points of market share while IBM gained 8.3 percentage points..."

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