“Apple continues to broaden its grip on European education computer sales, [according to] Gartner,” Andy Space reports for 9 to 5 Mac.

“According to the statistics for the second calendar quarter of 2008, Apple remains the number one PC manufacturer in the education segment across Europe, a position its held for eight successive quarters. In fact, Apple sold 19.2% of all CPU’s sold in the sector – including servers,” Space reports.

“The situation is very similar in the US, where Apple surpassed Dell as the number one supplier of portables to US higher education for 2007,” Space reports.

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