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.