Analyst: 300,000 iPads sold on launch date just not good enough
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Analyst: 300,000 iPads sold on launch date just not good enough

Jonathan Yarmis, senior analyst at Ovum, a research consultancy that's part of Datamonitor Group, says that sales of 300,000 iPads on the first day of the device's launch just isn't good enough.

"The first troubling sign is the fact that you can still get an iPad today," he said in a research note -- as noted by "InformationWeek" (http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/management/showArticle.jhtm...). "They didn't sell out."

He says that Jobs & Company have, in the past effectively managed inventory to create shortages. Such lack of availability supports the perception that a product is in high demand and presumably stokes the desire of potential buyers, says "InformationWeek"

Yarmis attributes the lackluster launch in part to disinterest in iPad apps. He also thinks that the

 
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