installed base


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installed base

The number of people using a software package or hardware device.
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With the estimated installed base of memory card slots in cell phones and PDAs expected to double to 200 million in two years, Matrix is confident that there is a strong infrastructure in place for publishers to target and distribute their content to a rich array of mobile platforms.
The widespread fab operations of our European customers, along with the large installed base of Applied Materials systems, constitutes an excellent environment for implementing the SparesSolutions program to improve fast-response spare parts service and support," said Francois Berger, vice president and general manager of Applied Materials' European operations.
Meanwhile Pioneer, approaching DVD from the write-once direction, reasoned that drive price was less important to the format than making disks that were fully compatible with the installed base of readers.
Hot on the heels of a survey of the corporate web server installed base that showed that Compaq has surpassed Sun Microsystems as the provider of primary servers on which companies deploy their web servers, Ziff Davis Market Intelligence has released a more general survey profiling the entire corporate server installed base, including not only web servers, but print, file, application and other kinds of servers.
IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Seagate promote LTO as an open standard, while Quantum focuses on compatibility with the installed base of DLT cartridges already in use in enterprises.
We looked at the installed base of DVD-ROM readers and video players, and found there's no critical mass yet, although we expected there would be, by now.

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