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SubjectRe: Server shipments [was Re: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call]
On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 04:41:04PM -0800, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> > More data from news.com.
> >
> > Dell has 19% of the server market with $531M/quarter in sales[1] over
> > 212,750 machines per quarter[2].
> >
> > That means that the average sale price for a server from Dell was $2495.
> >
> > The average sale price of all servers from all companies is $9347.
> >
> > I still don't see the big profits touted by the scaling fanatics, anyone
> > care to explain it?
>
> Sigh. If you're so convinced that there's no money in larger systems,
> why don't you write to Sam Palmisano and explain to him the error of
> his ways? I'm sure IBM has absolutely no market data to go on ...

Numbers talk, bullshit walks. Got shoes?
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