Dell At A Crossroads: 7 Earnings Takeaways

Server Market Share Comes With A Price

Its aggressive sales tactics have paid off when it comes to market share. Dell's worldwide server unit shipments rose in the second quarter as rivals Hewlett-Packard and IBM lost ground, according to preliminary data from market researcher IDC. But, according to Dell, server revenue rose 8 percent, but operating income dropped 9 percent.

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