In June Apple scored its biggest gains in government, big business and the European home market, according to Needham analyst Charles Wolf, using using the second quarter number from the IDC research group. In a note to clients — as reported by “Fortune” (http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/08/23/mac-enterprise-sales-surged-in-june/) — Wolf says:
° At 35%, Mac shipment growth in June easily exceeded the market’s growth rate of 20.9%.
° Mac shipments grew 31.4% in the home market, topping the market’s growth rate of 25.2%.
° At 49.8%, the Mac’s growth in business was three times higher than the market’s 15.7%.
° Mac shipments in government grew 200%, sixteen times faster than the market’s 12.1%.
° In the European home market, Apple’s unit share more than doubled between quarter one and quarter two (from 3.4% to 7%) and its dollar share more than tripled (from 4.6% to 15.4%).