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Posts tagged “Dell”

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Premium Lock Selling Software Group makes strategic, financial sense for Dell-EMC merger

Dell Analysis: The sale of Dell Software Group comes after the March announcement that NTT DATA will acquire Dell Services; both developments are driven by the need to jettison noncore assets and generate additional financing for Dell's planned acquisition of EMC, says Technology Business Research.

June 9

Premium Lock Bad news, PC manufacturers: Sales picture not getting better

A Lenovo PC Research firm IDC forecasts more difficult times ahead for the world's PC industry with desktop machine sales on the decline through 2020 and portables only increasing slightly. Says IDC: "Unfortunately, the PC market still faces some persistent challenges, and for now, improvement continues to mean slower declines."

June 3

Premium Lock More grim news for Lenovo: Server sales plunge 10%

Lenovo's stock is falling, Google is dumping shares at a discount, analysts have written down the company, and for the first time in six years Lenovo lost money. Now comes more bad news: Server revenue plunged 10 percent in the first quarter. Will a new hyperscale partnership help right the trend? IBM also takes a hit.

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May 13

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Counting on hybrid strategy in cloud evolution

EMC has a data center in Durham Analysis: The digital revolution necessitates business practice modernization for EMC, its partners and its customers, concludes a team of analysts from Technology Business Research which attended the recent EMC World event. As they point out in this final of four reports, EMC faces many changes as it gears up for a merger with Dell.

May 2

Premium Lock Michael Dell's new name for merged Dell-EMC: 'Dell Technologies'

Dell Once Dell's $59 billion merger with EMC is complete, the new company will be known as Dell Technologies, Michael Dell announced at the EMC World trade show in Las Vegas on Monday.

April 25

Premium Lock SecureWorks' IPO will lead to market share gains and profitability

Wall Street Analysis:: The vendor-neutral position so carefully curated by SecureWorks over the past five years under Dell's ownership will serve the company well now that it has become a public company, jointly owned by Denali Holding Inc. (Dell's parent company) and other common stockholders.

April 20

Premium Lock As Dell acquisition nears, EMC puts emphasis on three growth areas

EMC  Analysis: EMC, which has a major presence in the Triangle, is seeking to accelerate strategic solutions monetization as Dell's proposed acquisition nears, writes Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber.

April 12

Premium Lock Lenovo shows PC muscle in US but global sales plunge for industry

Lenovo employees are gathering in Raleigh this week for the spring kickoff by the world's No. 1 PC seller. But there's not much joy for Lenovo or its competitors based on the latest PC sales statistics. Global shipments crashed in the first quarter. About the only bright spots for Lenovo were: Increase sales in the U.S. and a bigger global market share year-over-year.

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April 12

Premium Lock Dell aims to democratize big data with evolving Statistica

Analysis: Dell is evolving its Statistica analytics package to make it more accessible - thus "democratize" - to business people, increasing the effectiveness of analytics in driving business improvement, explains Technology Business Research analyst Ezra Gottheil.

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Updated April 11

Premium Lock 'Cloud' stats show dominance by HP while IBM, NetApp slip

Cloud computing New statistics from research firm IDC show HP is dominating the "cloud" infrastructure business these days, but Dell, EMC amd Cisco are surging. What about IBM and NetApp? The news isn't good - at all.

Updated January 13

Premium Lock Lenovo drives up PC sales in US even as global sales decline

Global personal computer sales fell in 2015 for the fourth consecutive year, but there's good news for No. 1 seller Lenovo in the data. The company drove up sales in the U.S. and also grew its worldwide market share even as net sales dropped.

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Updated October 19, 2015

Premium Lock Dell's EMC buy underscores its drive for greater relevance

Dell Dell's EMC buy gives it competitive muscle, Fitch Ratings says, but will to 60-day "go-shop" provision lead to a better offer from other large tech companies such as Cisco?

October 16, 2015

Premium Lock What will dictate the success of the Dell-EMC merger?

The proposed merger of Dell and EMC would create one of hte world's largest IT companies. What factors will affect its success or failure? Technology Business Research analysts examine the prospects.

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October 16, 2015

Premium Lock PC makers collaborating on $70M ad campaign

A Lenovo PC When was the last time you shopped for a PC? For many people, smartphones, tablets, and devices such as Chromebooks have usurped the role PCs tradtionally played in our digital lives. So, PC makers including Dell, HP, Lenovo, Intel and Microsoft are collaborating for the first time on a joint ad campaign to tout what they call "unprecedented, substantive innovation in the PC category."

October 12, 2015

Premium Lock Dell buying EMC for $67B, largest U.S. tech acquisition ever

EMC  Dell is buying cloud data storage company EMC in a deal worth approximately $67 billion in cash and stock. It is the largest tech acquisition in the U.S. ever.

Tags: Dell, EMC
September 24, 2015

Premium Lock IBM invents a new market combining Watson and services

To add needed corporate revenue and profit, IBM invented a new market by combining its Watson computing innovation with cloud, security and engagement services, and healthcare business expertise to form the IBM Watson Health business unit. IBM plans to resolve underlying complexity and inefficiencies in healthcare while promoting better security and regulatory compliance.TBR analysts on what it means.

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Tags: IBM, Google, Dell
Updated September 16, 2015

Premium Lock AvidXchange CEO on where it goes after $225M raise

AvidXchange, which sells accounts payable and payment automation software, started working in January on the huge $225 million financing deal it just closed, says CEO and co-founder Michael Praeger. "We hadn't raised capital in a long time, but we really liked the approach of the Bain Group," he says.

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Updated September 16, 2015

Premium Lock State budget compromise continues Biotech Center funding

NC Biotech Center The 429-page North Carolina budget compromise bill, scheduled for an NC Senate vote at 2 p.m. today (9/15), reduces personal income tax rates, fails to renew the 35 percent renewable energy tax break, and continues funding the NC Biotechnology Center. The NC Senate tentatively approved the deal yesterday.

Updated September 15, 2015

Premium Lock Takeaways from CED Tech Venture: Life science uptick, tech deal downturn

Exit Event 2015 might be a blockbuster year for investments in North Carolina startups. At least it will be if the second two quarters follow trends set during the first half of 2015, when nearly $427 million was invested in North Carolina companies through 90 deals, according to Council for Entrepreneurial Development's (CED) just-released Innovators Report. The report was released today to kick off the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh.

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