Posts tagged “HP”

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.

Updated August 15, 2016

Premium Lock Inside HPE: Buying SGI to accelerate high-performance computing play (+ video)

Analysis: HPE's $275 million purchase of Silicon Graphics International is part of its drive to disrupt the high-performance computing market, says Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber.

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 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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Updated May 26, 2016

Premium Lock Inside HP Inc: New PCs, other products are hopes for changing markets

HP Analysis: HP Inc, the business group for PCs, printers and more that split off from parent HP, battles declining revenues with new products. But a review of its latest earnings shows HP Inc remains "mired among many of the same challenges" facing the group before the split, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

May 25, 2016

Premium Lock HPE gets smaller; Microsoft job cuts; Toyota backs Uber; fed's IT antiquated

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: HP Enterprise is selling its services group; Microsoft cuts jobs in mobile unit; Toyota decides to invest in Uber; and a new report says the federal government is spending billions on antiquated technology.

Updated May 25, 2016

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 May 25, 2016

Premium Lock Inside HPE: How $8.5B service group sale reshapes tech giant

HP Enterprise is selling its business services division to Computer Sciences Corp. in a deal worth $8.5 billion. What's this mean to CEO Meg Whitman's HPE? Analyst Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research takes a look.

The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman

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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March 24, 2016

Premium Lock Inside HPE Services: Financials show a positive trajectory

Analysis: HP Enterprise's first financial report earlier this month shoes year-to-year margin improvements indicating a positive trajectory in HPE Services turnaround, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kevin Collupy.


Updated March 7, 2016

Premium Lock The new HPE's focus: Hybrid cloud, security, big data, software

The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman Analysis: The first quarter of the newly split-off HP Enterprise under Meg Whitman offers analysts a chance to review the strategy of the former software and services side of HP. Technology Business Research Analyst Andrew Smith takes a look.

March 4, 2016

Premium Lock Inside HPE: Tech disruption weighs on financials

Analysis: The first quarterly earnings release filed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) underscores the opportunities and challenges inherent in a market undergoing significant technological and competitive disruption, concludes Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber.


Updated February 29, 2016

Premium Lock HP Inc.'s tough quarter triggers speeding up of layoffs, cost cuts

HP Analysis: HP Inc. starts its independent existence with a tough quarter, and the news means the faster cutting of 3,000 jobs as well as other non-labor spending reductions, says Technology Business Research analyst Ezra Gottheil.

Updated January 13, 2016

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.

A Lenovo gaming-geared laptop   A Lenovo gaming-geared laptop

Updated January 1, 2016

Premium Lock Inside the new HPE: Discovering the new in the old HP

At the recent Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover event in London, executives laid out their vision for the new HP, built on the split of the tech giant into services and hardware. Technology Business Research Analyst Cassandra Mooshian liked what she saw and heard.

The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman

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