[FoRK] Apple growing market share in business

Luis Villa luis.villa
Thu Jul 21 19:36:58 PDT 2005


On 7/21/05, James Tauber <jtauber at jtauber.com> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 21 Jul 2005 16:11:44 -0500, "Lorin Rivers" <lrivers at gmail.com>
> said:
> > <http://www.macworld.com/news/2005/07/21/osx/index.php>
> > The report found that in businesses with 250 employees or more, 17
> > percent of the employees were running Mac OS X on their desktop
> > computer at work. In Businesses that had 10,000 or more employees, 21
> > percent of employees used Mac OS X on their desktop work computer.
> 
> Is it just me or does it seem likely the results are being misreported
> and were actually
> 
> """
> 17 percent of businesses with 250 employees or more had some employees
> running Mac OS X on their desktop computer at work. 21 percent of
> businesses that had 10,000 or more employees had some employees running
> Mac OS X on their desktop work computer.
> """

Given that Apple's overall market share is consistently reported as
1-2%, and all signs point to it being more popular in homes than in
businesses, that does seem a lot more plausible.

Luis



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