Thin client market shows decline in 2Q06

A total of 270,231 units shipped in EMEA in 2Q06. 1H06 continued the strong positive trend in the market with growth of 22% compared with the same period in 2005.

The thin client market is a more conservative and smaller market compared to that of the traditional PC desktop.

The study also shows that:

•Wyse returned to market leadership with 29% of the EMEA market in 1H06.

•HP and Neoware remained in second and third positions respectively.

•Western Europe grew 21% and CEMA grew 23% in 1H06 compared with the same period in 2005.

•Thin clients represented 4% of the commercial desktop market from 2Q05 to

2Q06 and 6% of the commercial desktop market in 2Q06.

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