HP Romania announced that the first two quarters of 2006 brought sales up 53.8% on the Romanian IT market, a company’s press release wrote on Thursday. The total incomes reached $ 88.9 bln in the financial year concluded on April 30, 2006.

In the first half of this year, the Department for Technological Solutions which provides solutions for IT infrastructure, stocking, servers, management software and services, recorded an income growth of 70% compared to 2006.

The stocking solutions brought 174% income increase, mainly due to the banking services, public sector and communications in need of IT solutions, but also to commercial solutions for SMEs.

The incomes from servers went up 83% in first half of 2006. Consultancy and telecommunications integrated solutions grew 107% compared to the same period in 2005, whereas the Technological Services Department recorded a 69% growth .

The Personal Systems Department boasted a solid income increase of 95.2% due to the partners’ network across the country. The most significant growth was recorded on the notebooks segment 0f 178% while desktop computers went up 38%.

HP is an IT solutions provider targeting individual consumers, enterprises and institutions throughout the world.