The UK channel outshone many of its European counterparts in April in spite of the disruptive volcanic ash cloud and the looming prospect of the General Election.
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Figures from the bean counters at Context showed that UK revenues derived from PCs, Workstations and x86 servers grew nearly 25% to £117m, while unit shipments rose by 30% year-on-year.
"This is one of the highest growth rates achieved amongst the European countries we cover," said Marie-Christine Pygott, senior research analyst at Context.
Businesses responded to product releases from some of the major x86 players she added with shipments up 37% on year ago figures, but the growth in notebooks and desktop segments was again driven by consumers.
The mix of netbook sales fell from 33% in March to 27% in April as the growth rates become more normalised after meteoric rates.