“Executives from Tech Data, one of the world’s largest distributors of computer products, told attendees of Raymond James Technology & Supply Chain Conference that Apple products have become a significant portion of its business,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD. “Specifically, Tech Data execs said that 12 percent of their revenue is Apple related, with the bulk generated by sales of Mac and iPad.”
“Extrapolating form it, Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt figures Tech Data is selling about two million iPads into enterprise per year. And that’s just one distributor,” Paczkowski reports. “‘If we presume other distributors are having similar success, then enterprise distribution may account for 5-10 million iPads annually,’ McCourt writes. ‘We view [this] as impressive as this does not include BYOD iPads brought into the enterprise.'”
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