Posts tagged “Lenovo”

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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 23

Premium Lock Why the Lenovo licensing deal with Microsoft matters

Lenovo will load Microsoft's productivity apps -- including Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype -- on select Lenovo devices that use the Android operating system in a deal Fortune Magazine says matters.

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August 22

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Promising new products, technology can't hide current problems

Analysis: Prolonged revenue and profit declines in Lenovo's PC segment weigh on the company's long-term ambitions. Plus there are continuing challenges in its data center and smartphone businesses nearly two years after the acquisition of IBM's x86 server group and Google's Motorola Mobility. The tech giant is promising a wave of new products, but right now there are many issues to be addressed.

Updated August 19

Lenovo expands RTP sales force as North America market grows

Lenovo is continuing to add a mix of full-time and contractor employees as it expands its sales force and call center operations to meet growing customer demand, says the company's top North America executive. Plus, Lenovo is remodeling part of a campus building "to offer all the things millennials love."

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Updated August 18

Premium Lock Analyst: Lenovo's errors trigger plunging smartphone sales

Lenovo   Lenovo's smartphone business continues to bleed money with revenues down $110 million from a year ago. A big sore spot is China where Lenovo's shipments and market share have plunged. And an IDC analyst in Beijing says Lenovo's own errors have helped create the mess.

Updated August 18

Property sale helps Lenovo beat revenue, profit forecasts; phone sales plunge

Yang Yuanqing Leneovo boosts its net revenue 64 percent year-over-year even as revenue declined 6 percent, the world's top PC seller says. Cost cuts made over the past year help Lenovo overcome declining PC sales and a sharp drop in smartphone shipments. Plus, sale of a property adds to big one-time boost.

Updated August 17

Premium Lock Lenovo unveils 'Cylon' VR-ready PCs (+ Get the sepcs)

Hoping to capitalize on demand for high-powered, virtual reality gaming-capable PCs, Lenovo rolls out two new models at a conference in Europe. The reaction is immediate - and mixed. Plus, get the specs on the new machines.

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August 11

Premium Lock Video: Lenovo teases 'incremental to incredible' new products

Lenovo is offering a quick, sneak peek at its 2016 holiday product lineup with a new video teaser. Glances include enticing advances such as a bendable tablets and phones.

August 11

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.

Updated July 19

Premium Lock Lenovo's big $1.35B China real estate project - any RTP impact?

Lenovo is teaming with big international real estate developer Tishman Speyer for a huge $1.35 billion real estate project just outside Hong Kong. Will there be any impact on the Triangle? WTW talks with a Lenovo executive about the deal.

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July 12

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

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 11

Premium Lock Former Lenovo CEO takes over as top exec at Avnet

Bill Amelio, a fomrer CEO at Lenovo, is taking over as the top executive at data center hardware and software provider Avnet, effective immediately.

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Updated July 6

Premium Lock Lenovo buying out NEC in Japan PC joint venture

Lenovo   Lenovo exercises a "call" option in an agreement with NEC and thus buys out its partner in a PC joint venture that has become the top computer seller in Japan.

July 4

Premium Lock Triangle headlines: Brooks Bell, Chris Heivly, Lenovo, Global Knowledge, NC Research Campus, Telehealth, Sensus

Triangle headlines In WTW's latest roundup of news and opinions from around the Triangle: Brooks Bell's blog on maximizing content; Chris Heivly on successful startup execs; Lenovo recognized as a top brand; Global Knowledge hires new execs; a new whitepaper from TeleHealth; and Sensus helps a California city save water.

July 1

Premium Lock Recapping Red Hat Summit: From analytics to cloud to partnerships - and a wedding

Jim Whitehurst didn't take the stage in a robe and sing/dance with a choir as his predecessor Matthew Szulik once did, but the Red Hat CEO did evangelize on the need for "open source" development in business as well as in communities. Yes, it was Red Hat Summit week. Here's a review.

July 1

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?

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