Media releases are provided as is by companies and have not been edited or checked for accuracy. Any queries should be directed to the company itself.

HP number one in worldwide server shipments for seven consecutive quarters

  • 03 March, 2004 09:52

<p>World-wide revenue leader in Unix, Windows and Linux for 2003</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia, March 3, 2004 Hewlett Packard (HP) has announced that it continued its number one position for worldwide server shipments for the seventh consecutive quarter, according to figures released yesterday by International Data Corporation (IDC).</p>
<p>IDC data reports that HP is once again the leading global x86 vendor with 32.6 per cent total units shipped worldwide in unit market share in the fourth quarter, 2003. HP's ProLiant line helped drive this growth with yet another consecutive quarter of record unit shipments, becoming the first vendor to ship over 400,000 units in the quarter.</p>
<p>Key highlights :
· In the fast growing Windows and Linux markets, HP continued its number one position for revenue and shipments for both the calendar quarter and year;
· HP was the number one supplier of UNIX servers for 2003 with 31.9 per cent share of the worldwide UNIX revenue;
· HP leadership in these three operating environments is significant as they represent over 90 per cent of servers shipped.</p>
<p>HP maintained its number one position in EPIC servers, bolstered by sales of its Itanium-based Integrity servers, which hold leading performance benchmarks across UNIX, Windows and Linux in over 30 categories.</p>
<p>Source: IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, February 2004:
HP leads the Linux market with 29 per cent revenue and 27.5 per cent unit share in 2003; 26.7 per cent in shipments and 27.5 per cent in revenue in Q403. HP leads the Windows market with 33.6 per cent revenue and 32.9 per cent unit share in 2003; 33.2 per cent unit share and 33.9 per cent in revenue share for Q403.</p>
<p>About HP
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the last fiscal year ending 31 October 2003, HP revenue totalled US$73.1 billion. More information about HP is available at</p>
<p>Editorial Contact:
Vivienne Dye
Burson Marsteller
Ph: (02) 9928 1517</p>
<p>Hewlett Packard
3 Richardson Place
North Ryde NSW 2113</p>

Most Popular

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Join the newsletter!


Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Latest Articles


PCW Evaluation Team

Maryellen Rose George

Brother PT-P750W

It’s useful for office tasks as well as pragmatic labelling of equipment and storage – just don’t get too excited and label everything in sight!

Cathy Giles

Brother MFC-L8900CDW

The Brother MFC-L8900CDW is an absolute stand out. I struggle to fault it.

Luke Hill


I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?