HP ProCurve sales rise 24.3pc
Dubai, March 3, 2009
HP ProCurve sales grew 24.3 per cent in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, in a market that declined 3.6 per cent, according to a recent report by market research firm Dell’Oro Group.
The company saw higher YoY worldwide growth in network port sales than any other industry vendor, the report said.
In a market that saw shipments decline for the majority of vendors of Layer 2 through Layer 7 switched ports, HP ProCurve grew at a 20 per cent rate yoy from the fourth calendar quarter of 2007 to the same quarter of 2008. The industry rate for this period declined by 1.6 per cent, said the report.
HP ProCurve’s Layer 2 and Layer 3 total Gigabit worldwide port shipments grew 35.1 per cent year over year compared to market growth of 8.6 per cent.
HP ProCurve’s Power over Ethernet (PoE) worldwide shipments grew 32.4 per cent year over year compared to market growth of 8.6 per cent.
Customers rely on HP ProCurve, including the recently announced HP ProCurve Open Network Ecosystem (ProCurve ONE) and data center solutions, to help lower costs, mitigate risks and drive business growth, said a company spokesperson.
“Customers are increasingly faced with the need to deliver a faster return on investment while balancing the growing demands of their networks,” said Alaa AlShimy, general manager of HP ProCurve Middle East.
“This updated market growth data reflects the increasing number of customers who have turned to HP ProCurve for alternative business technology solutions that have become critical to their success.”-TradeArabia News Service