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July 19, 2003
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For those of you who are working with HP-UX, we're pleased to offer the 
latest issue of HP World News from Interex, an independent HP user 
group. The publication is a useful resource for upcoming training and 
conferences, as well as for keeping up with HP's portfolio of products and 
services. In this week's issue: What IDCs report on HPTC for 2002 shows 
about HPs revenue share; why HP calls PC sales growth a Two-horse 
competition between HP and Dell;" expansion news from 
Colorado Springs; Overture, HP extend Internet search deal; and more.

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The Rich Get Richer

IDC issued a report this week on worldwide PC shipments. Most media 
outlets focused on either Dell's number one position (barely edging out 
HP) or the fact that overall sales are up -- or both. They missed the 
real story. 

IDC reported that Dell grabbed 17.8 percent of the PC market with sales 
of 5,931,000 units, while HP won 16.2 percent by selling 5,376,000 PCs. 

Dell and HP are and have been so close that, in any given quarter, 
either could claim the number one spot. It will be one or the other for the 
foreseeable future. 

Yes, PC sales are up, and that's good news. But it's not unexpected 
news, because after a long period of depressed sales the pressure to buy 
new equipment to replace aging and obsolete systems grows. A surge in 
sales is overdue. 

The real story, which most media missed, is that three very distinct 
tiers have emerged, and the difference in size and market power among 
those tiers is growing fast. 

The biggest PC companies -- again, Dell and HP -- are rapidly pulling 
away from all other players. Together, they averaged a spectacular 21 
percent growth over last year. 

The second tier, consisting of IBM, Fujitsu Siemens and Toshiba, 
averaged just under 10 percent growth. (In total unit sales, all three 
companies in the second tier were still well under HP alone; there is already 
a great deal of space between the number two and number three player.)

The third tier -- everybody else -- remained basically flat (-0.2 
percent "growth"). 

Assuming current trends, within three years Dell and HP will be 
mega-players that own more than half the market. The second tier companies 
will still be struggling to gain a two-digit percentage, and the also-rans 
will be dropping like flies.  - Mike Elgan 
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HP ranks No. 1 in 2002 high-performance computing revenue

HP cited industry research firm IDC to claim it is the worldwide market 
leader for High Performance Technical Computing (HPTC) in 2002. IDC's 
"Worldwide High Performance Systems Technical Computing Census 2002" 
report shows that HP commands 34 percent revenue share, more than a five 
percentage point lead over IBM.

HP comments on IDC PC market share data

Market research firm IDC has said that PC sales grew by 7.6 percent 
year over year worldwide, ahead of the projected 4.1 percent. "The PC 
growth is good news for the industry," HP said. "Once again this quarter, 
the race continues to be a two-horse competition between HP and Dell."

Overture, HP extend Internet search deal

HP expands in Colorado Springs



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Internet Architect Joins HP Labs: David Reed, described by as 
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Features (monthly)

e3000 Users Choose Divergent Paths
Migration is a tough sell in the current weak market, and is slower 
than Hewlett-Packard 
believed it would be.

Why Alpha's Omega Makes Sense
Then Compaq CEO Michael Capellas decided in March 2001 to abdicate 
Alpha and adopt Itanium. A variety of factors went into the decision. With 
OpenVMS now being ported to the Itanium architecture, and not the Alpha 
platform, all of this bodes well for HP and its hundreds of thousands 
of loyal OpenVMS customers.

The Perfect Fit?
HP solutions providers find success with midsize customers

HP Rolls Out partnerONE Program in Asia Pacific, Latin America

The Collaborative Enterprise Gets Adaptive

News Nuggets


inside HP
Legacy lives on, despite layoffs Plus: SCM man leaves HP, recognition, 
'celebrity influencer' programs? and more.

letters to the editor

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