IDC pours water on reports of stellar Apple growth

IDC has played down reports of Apple's growth within the government and enterprise sectors, following articles trumpeting a major growth in shipments.

IDC has played down reports of Apple's growth within the government and enterprise sectors, following articles trumpeting a major growth in shipments.

On Monday, Charlie Wolf, an analyst with Needham & Company, issued a note to clients around IDC's figures for the second quarter of the worldwide computer market, zoning in on the apparent major growth by Apple products in the enterprise space.

Data from IDC showed that Mac shipments grew 49.8 percent in business, 31.4 percent in the home and 200 percent in government in the second quarter of 2010, all significantly beating the market growth figures of 15.7, 25.2 and 12.1 percent, respectively.

Read more of "IDC pours water on reports of stellar Apple growth" at ZDNet UK.

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