While Dell and Hewlett-Packard, the world’s two largest PC makers, have traded the top spot since HP completed its merger with Compaq Computer in May 2002, the past quarter changed that equation.
The latest market share figures reveal that Dell was able to capture a good part of the increase in business spending on PCs. The company also grew faster in Asia and Europe, a traditional HP stronghold. Overall, Dell shipped over 1 million more units than HP–a bigger gap than in previous quarters.
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