AMD India recorded its highest ever market share of 20.1 percent
in the Q4 FY 12, as per the latest IDC report. The company has
grown 12 times in India as compared to the market growth over the
last one year.
AMD continued its surge in the commercial segment, clocking its
highest ever market share of 27.1 percent in Q4, 2012. In the
commercial desktops, AMD currently stands at 22.4 percent in Q4
2012, from 20.6 percent in Q3, 2012; while in the commercial
notebook segment the company captured 31.4 percent of the market
share, which is a harbinger of the fact that every third notebook
in the market is powered by AMD. Furthermore, the report
highlighted that the consumer notebook market share stands at 14.4
percent in Q4, 2012 – from a low of 3.1 percent in Q1, 2011,
marking it a growth of 570 percent in absolute unit terms.
“AMD India achieved a record all –time high market
share of 20 percent, doubling share over one year, and growing at
12 X the market. This was achieved through targeted initiatives in
both the enterprise and consumer space, creating strong value for
enterprises, consumers, channel partners and OEM partners.
AMD’s new APU technology combining processing and graphic
capabilities positions AMD in the sweet spot of the market as it
undergoes unprecedented transformation.” said Ravi
Swaminathan, Managing Director and Regional Vice President, Sales
and Marketing, AMD India.
AMD recently outlined its future strategy and is looking to
introduce strong new APUs and graphics offerings in the first half
of 2013, thus accelerating its business to generate positive free
cash flow in the second half of this year.