1/27/2004 - Fujitsu Siemens Computers, the leading European IT company, announced that it outgrew the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) market in all categories: desktop, mobile, IA server and the overall composite PC market according to preliminary market numbers released by analyst research firm IDC. In the fourth quarter 2003 Fujitsu Siemens Computers stated 27.3 percent growth (market: 19.7 percent growth) and strengthened its number 3 position with 8 percent market share.
Across EMEA, Fujitsu Siemens Computers outperformed the overall PC market in the following countries/regions: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Sweden, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.
“The areas strategic to our business, mobility and business critical computing continue to show strong growth. In mobility, we experienced high double and triple-digit growth rates throughout most countries, and in business critical computing, IA servers grew 26 percent” said Adrian v. Hammerstein, President and CEO. “The market continues to show signs of a recovery, and we are confident that with our strong offering, we will continue to outperform our key competitors as we did this past quarter.”
In Germany, Fujitsu Siemens Computers remained number one with 18.4 percent market share for the overall PC market. Additionally, the company maintained its first position in the desktop market, outperformed the mobile PC (96 percent) and the IA server markets (42.6 percent) in Germany year on year.
* IDC preliminary numbers, January 04
About Fujitsu Siemens Computers
Fujitsu Siemens Computers is Europe’s leading IT company with a strategic focus on next-generation Mobility and Business Critical Computing products, services and solutions. With a portfolio of exceptional depth, its offering extends from handhelds through desktops to enterprise-class infrastructure solutions. The company has a strong presence in all key markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Leveraging the strengths, innovative drive and global reach of its joint shareholders, Fujitsu Limited and Siemens AG, Fujitsu Siemens Computers meets the needs of large corporations, small and medium enterprises and private users.
For further information about Fujitsu Siemens Computers, please visit: www.fujitsu-siemens.com
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