Online education soars in Palm Beach, as FL law requires an online option be made available and thousands of students sign up.
Hewlett-Packard posted fourth-quarter financial results Thursday that capped off a year of dramatic improvements in profitability, led by solid quarters from just about every business unit. HP said net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, ended October 31, rose to $1.
According to IDC, EMEA thin client hardware shipments grew 42% in 2005 compared with 2004. The market grew 45% in Q4 2005 versus Q4 2004.
Palm, HP and Acer all had two-digit market shares of the worldwide handheld market in Q3 2005, IDC says. Palm and HP lost some market share compared to Q3 2004 results, with Acer gaining third place.
IDC published the data on worldwide server shipments in Q2 2005. IBM, HP and Sun were the top worldwide vendors, while Dell, HP and Fujitsu Siemens had the highest growth.
PC manufacturers received an average American Customer Satisfaction Index score of 74. Apple was leading the category with the score of 81, Dell is at 74, HP received 73, Gateway got 72, and Compaq-branded HP products received 67.
41% of midsize firms in Germany currently own an HP/Compaq desktop, followed by Dell (34%) and Fujitsu-Siemens (26%). Among the almost 17,000 MBs planning to purchase PCs in the next 12 months, Fujitsu-Siemens is the vendor of choice for both desktops and portables.