Posts tagged “Dell”

Updated April 12

Falling US sales help tumble Lenovo from No. 1 PC sales ranking

Lenovo has lost its four-year-hold on the world's top PC seller mantle, according to a new report. And a significant slowdown in U.S. sales, which have been a bright spot for the tech giant, is a major reason. Overall, PC sales show their first increase in five years.

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Updated April 11

Premium Lock Lenovo topples Apple as No. 1 in Laptop Magazine rankings

Lenovo is the top brand for laptops in the annual rankings from Laptop Magazine, replacing Apple which has held the top spot since the tech news publication began rating portable computers in 2010. Lenovo's machines received a perfect "10" for innovation.

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Updated April 3

Premium Lock Tests find Lenovo, others overstate many laptops' battery life

If you find to your horror that your laptop's battery life is a heck of a lot less than what the manufacturer claimed you could expect, you're not alone, fellow tech slaves. Tests by a UK tech web site finds that most manufacturers, including Lenovo, are overstating energy expectations.

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February 1

Premium Lock Recruiting firm: Google dominates in talent poaching

Help wanted         Research from talent recruiting firm Talentful shows that Google dominates other high-tech firms when it comes to poaching talent. Microsoft is its biggest target, Talentful says.

Updated January 11

Premium Lock US sales growth helps Lenovo keep global PC sales lead

Lenovo's halo keyboard  Receiving a continuing boost from PC sales in the U.S., Lenovo grew sales in the fourth quarter of 2016 and thus maintained its hold on the No. 1 spot in global sales. But No. 2 HP draws ever closer, according to two reports.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Dell EMC threaten HPE, Cisco in cloud sales as Cisco drops its AWS rival

As Cisco confirms its exit from providing its "Intercloud" cloud services, new data shows that the networking giant along with HPE face increasing competitive pressure from the recently merged Dell EMC.

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October 28, 2016

Premium Lock What's next for combined Dell EMC? Evolving to meet demands of fast-moving IT world

Analysis: The recent Dell EMC World 2016 customer and partner event showcased the benefits of scale and early product integration from the newly combined Dell EMC organization, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Krista Macomber.

Updated October 26, 2016

Premium Lock SAS ranks No. 2 in global Great Place to Work list

Cary-based SAS is ranked No. 2 in the 2016 World's Best Multinational Workplaces list from the Great Place to Work institute. Rankings are based in large part on survey responses from employees.

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October 14, 2016

Premium Lock IBM, Google, others form coalition seeking faster servers, target Intel

IBM, Google and several other tech industry leaders have formed an alliance seeking to boost data center server performance - and, in the future, PCs - as demand grows for processing power. They will take on Intel, which isn't a member.

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October 12, 2016

Premium Lock Analyst on PC wars: Don't underestimate Lenovo or overestimate HP

HP nearly caught Lenovo to take the No. 1 spot in worldwide PC sales, but a research analyst deeply involved in the report analyzing the battle says it's too soon to see a pro-HP trend. At the same time, the analyst warns, Lenovo could gain further strength in U.S. - the biggest bright spot for the company.

Updated October 12, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo still No. 1 in PCs - barely - thanks to US growth

Lenovo's lead in the world PC market is so thin it could be called angel-hair pasta thin. The tech giant stretches its No. 1 PC seller in-the-world-streak to three years - but just barely. Hard-charging HP nearly topples Lenovo from the top spot in the third quarter, new statistics show. Only growth in the U.S. keeps Lenovo ahead as its overall sales decline.

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Updated October 10, 2016

Premium Lock Merged Dell-EMC confirms layoffs begin; up to 3K expected

Dell Technologies, the name for the recently merged Dell and EMC, has begun laying off some of the combined company's 140,000 employees. As many as 3,000 cuts are predicted, according to Bloomberg news. Dell confirmed layoffs started earlier this week but calls the number "not material." EMC has a large operation in the Triangle.

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September 7, 2016

Premium Lock It's official: Dell closes on $60B EMC deal - biggest tech merger ever

Dell Dell on Wednesday closed on its $60 billion of EMC in the largest-ever tech industry merger. The merger will impact the triangle where EMC has multiple operations.

September 5, 2016

Premium Lock Inside the PC war: HP Inc's move into premium markets paying off (+ video)

Analysis: HP Inc., which continues to fight with Lenovo and Dellin the race for No. 1 among global PC sellers, is finding success with a focus on premium machines, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

August 30, 2016

Premium Lock Forecast: Computer sales to keep dropping in '16, '17

A Lenovo gaming-geared laptop   Worldwide desktop and notebook computer sales to continue dropping but could rebound in 2018, according to a new forecast.

August 11, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Public cloud spending to double, hitting $195B by 2020

In the cloud Good news for Red Hat, IBM, Cisco, Oracle and all those other firms focused on "cloud" computing: Business is going to get even better in terms of cloud-related software and services.

July 20, 2016

Premium Lock EMC shareholders approve $60 billion Dell merger deal

EMC Digital storage company EMC Corp., which employs about 1,600 in NC, most in the Triangle, said Tuesday that its shareholders have approved its $60 billion merger with Texas-based Dell Inc.

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July 12, 2016

Premium Lock Analyst: What Lenovo is doing right in US, worldwide

The latest PC sales numbers are in - and Lenovo is continuing to grow its sales in the U.S. while driving up market share worldwide even as overall sales for the industry decline. So what's the world's top PC seller doing right? A top analyst with research firm Gartner explains in an exclusive Q&A.

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Updated July 12, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo shows growing US strength but international sales fall

Lenovo        Newly released statistics from research firms Gartner and IDC have a mix of good and bad news for global PC sales leader Lenovo.

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