Shipments of portable computers showed no signs of slowing in Central and Eastern Europe and the Mi

Friday, August 20, 2004

“According to the latest PC Tracker numbers for the CEMA region from IDC, while the total PC market growth continues to slow, slipping 21.3% this year, portable shipments soared by more than 60% compared to the same quarter in 2003. In addition, the desktop market expanded by 16% and the x86 server market by 26.6% year-over-year. The sales figures from CEMA are vital trend indicators, because while the numbers are small compared to other areas of the globe, the region represents untapped growth potential for the PC market, and the many other technology systems and services that follow on the sales of computers. Read full article here.