Posts tagged “HP”

September 14

Premium Lock Server wars: Lenovo, IBM, HP shrink; Dell, Cisco grow

Lenovo         Lenovo has rebooted its server group management and its sales force but so far in 2017 the moves don't appear to be working. As global server revenues rose in the second quarter, Lenovo sales plunged, says research firm IDC. The news is also not good for HP or IBM. But Dell and Cisco are growing.

September 6

Premium Lock Inside HPE: Positive financial report, yet tenuous gains

HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise reports a 3 percent bump in revenues but Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long says work remains for the tech giant to succeed "in an increasingly commoditizing infrastructure market."

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August 24

Premium Lock Top PC seller HP shows strong growth, eyes 3D printing as 'growth engine' (+ video)

HP, which recently regained the No. 1 ranking for PC sales from Lenovo, shows strong growth across its traditional businesses in its latest financial report. Next up: 3D printing.

August 21

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo notebook sales plunge year-over-year

A Lenovo notebook  More bad news for Lenovo. After reporting a quarterly loss last week for the first time in two years, the PC giant saw notebook shipments plunge in July, according to a new report. And the bad news isn't over.

Updated July 13

Premium Lock US sales plunge - Lenovo loses grip on global No. 1 PC ranking

The other shoe has dropped in the world of PC sales rankings. Lenovo is no longer the world's top PC seller, according to the two most widely reported statistics compiled by global research firms. The new No. 1 is HPE as Lenovo falls behind due in part to a plunge in one of its strongest growth markets: The United States. Perhaps worse news is the fact Lenovo's sales fell while its top two rivals made gains.

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July 11

Premium Lock Inside the data center evolution - what's going on?

What are the latest trends, challenges and obstacles in the ever-evolving data infrastructure market? Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long takes a look.

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Updated July 3

Premium Lock Report: Cloud hardware sales surge; Cisco's share climbs

In the cloud Sales in infrastructure hardware to support private and public cloud services are surging this year with Cisco cutting into the lead of Dell and HPE. In fact, cloud-related spending is going up while traditional non-cloud hardware spending is going down. What's happening? IDC explains.

June 19

Premium Lock Lenovo flexes supercomputer muscles in climb up Top 500 list; US out of top 3

Lenovo continues to climb the list for the world's top supercomputers in sales and performance with its latest machine hitting No. 13 on the global Top 500 list. Meanwhile, the U.S. drops out of the top 3 spots for only the second time in the annual report that dates back 49 years.

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Updated June 15

Premium Lock What impact will Huawei's PC move have on Lenovo, other rivals?

Lenovo         As Huawei gears up for its global PC push, what will the impact be on Lenovo and other rivals? Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta takes a look.

Updated June 15

Premium Lock Huawei rises a 'potent competitor' in new threat to Lenovo (+ video)

Huawei, like Lenovo born in China, is emerging as a new threat in the world's PC business where Lenovo leads or shares the top spot with HP. Huawei is expanding its high-tech footprint with a push into personal computers, and Technology Business Research sees the firm as a "potent competitor."

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Even as Monsanto says no, Bayer confident $62B deal will proceed

Monsanto Monsanto is rejecting Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate. However, Bayer's top executive believes the deal remains a "mutually compelling transaction." Plus: A graphical view of top mergers so far this year.

Updated June 7

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo's server revenues, shipments plunge

Despite changes in management and sales strategy, Lenovo is not changing the trends in its sales and shipment numbers for its Triangle-based server business group, a new report shows.

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June 1

Premium Lock Inside HPE: Revenue declines indicate near-term challenges

HPE Analysis: The latest earnings report from Hewlett Packard Enterprise shows the tech giant still faces near-term challenges continue to impact its transformation efforts, says Technology Business Research Analyst Stephanie Long.

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Updated May 30

Premium Lock Inside HP: Demand for premium PCs fuels revenue growth

HP's Spectre Analysis: HP's latest earnings report shows that premium PC sales are fueling revenue growth and profit recovery while HP continues to battle Lenovo for the No. 1 spot in global PC shipments,, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

Updated April 12

Premium Lock 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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Updated March 28

Premium Lock Whitehurst: Just call us 'the Red Hat of OpenStack'

A booming fourth quarter in sales closed a $2.4 billion year for Red Hat. And sales projections for a new fiscal year helped boost Hatter stock 5 percent in after-hours trading Monday after the Open Source giant upped quarterly sales by 16 percent year-over-year. In a conference call, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says booming sales for cloud-related technology provides a big boost. So much so that he says Red Hat is now the "Red Hat of OpenStack."

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March 13

Premium Lock HPE steps up threats to Lenovo, Cisco with Nimble Storage deal (+ video)

Nimble Storage represents the most recent fuel for HPE's acquisition-accelerated portfolio evolution and presents challenges for Lenovo as well as Cisco which were Nimble Storage partners, reports Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research. Plus: Watch Nimble Storage's latest video.

March 9

Premium Lock HPE exec: Lenovo, Cisco deals with Nimble Storage are 'over'

HPE A senior HPE executive tells employees at Nimble Storage that its strategic partnerships with Lenovo and Cisco are "over."

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