Posts tagged “Dell”
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?
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.