Dell increases U.S. PC shipments by 20% year over year in Q3

Dell has registered  its seventh consecutive quarter of year-over-year gains in global share. It grew more in the third quarter than its top two U.S. competitors combined, based on preliminary data recently released by industry analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC).

According to IDC, Dell U.S. shipments grew 19.7 percent during the Q3 of 2014.  Excluding Dell from total data, the rest of the industry grew just 0.2 percent.

Dell’s calendar third quarter shipments resulted in a 3.1 percent year-over-year share gain and 24 percent share in the U.S.

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“we have no intention of slowing down. You can expect us to maintain our strategy of investing in the PC business, with more additions to our portfolio to be announced next week at Dell World.” said Jeff Clarke, Dell’s vice chairman, Operations, and president, Client Solutions.

Dell has also launched new line ups for notebooks, desktops, workstations and monitors for commercial and consumer customers, backed by the company’s ProSupport service and support.

As the leading provider of workstations in North America and the United Kingdom, Dell is first to introduce and ship higher performance workstations based on the latest processor and graphics technologies. Dell customers were able to take advantage of greater performance and scalability months ahead of companies relying on competitors for their technology.

The new Wyse solutions announced in August were recognized among Network World’s “Hot Products at VMworld 2014.”

Dell has also met the demand for flexible 2-in-1 products in the work environment with the innovative Latitude 13 7000 Series 2-in-1.

The Dell UltraSharp 27 became the first monitor in the world to offer a resolution beyond Ultra HD. It has a “5K” display with nearly 15 million pixels (5120 x 2880).

Michael Dell unveiled the world’s thinnest tablet (6mm) with the world’s best display (2560×1600 OLED) at the Intel Developer Forum in September.

On a worldwide basis in the third quarter, Dell grew its PC shipments by nearly 10 percent year over year, according to IDC, while shipping almost 10.5 million PC units.


Vishal Kawadkar


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