Posts tagged “Dell”

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.

July 1, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo, IBM, NetApp losing cloud IT market share

Cloud Network Cloud IT infrastructure spending continues to grow, but IBM, NetApp and Lenovo are not sharing in the growth, a new report shows. Cisco, Dell, EMC and HP all grew sales. So what's going on in the market?

June 24, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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.

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