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Posts tagged “PC industry”

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Premium Lock Want to try quantum computing? IBM offers it free via cloud

In what IBM calls "a seminal moment in computing," Big Blue is making available to the public access to its quantum processor. The tech giant wants to inspire people to experiment, to "play with individual quantum bits" known as qubits, and to "get inspired."

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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.

Updated April 29

Premium Lock SAS: IoT, machine learning are transforming utilities

Power grid A new white paper from SAS reports that the Internet of Things and machine learning are transforming the nation's utilities industry as they seek to build an ever-smarter grid for services delivery.

April 29

Premium Lock Inside Amazon's cloud: It's sunny even as competition intensifies

AWS Analysis: Amazon Web Services' 1Q16 results suggest another strong year of performance lies ahead, with a continued focus on database products and global expansion, says Technology Business Research analyst Molly Gallaher Boddy.

Updated April 27

Premium Lock Inside Apple: First revenue decline since 2003 reflects a problem - people love, keeping iPhones

iPhones          Analysis: Apple's latest earnings report shows a big obstacle for the tech giant. Year-over-year revenue declined for the first time since 2003 and a reason is: People love their iPhones. So what's Apple to do? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his in-depth analysis.

April 25

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 21

Premium Lock Inside SAP: 'Cloud' buoys top line now; a long road before new service suite delivers

SAP Analysis: Its latest earnings report shows that SAP has a long road ahead before S/4HANA drives revenue growth, but the cloud buoys top line in the near-term, believes Technology Business Research analyst Kelsey Mason.

April 20

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

Premium Lock Lenovo: 'Laser-like focus' on US market pays 'strong dividends'

Its sales worldwide are declining - with one big exception: The United States. And Lenovo's chief operating officer says improving sales is a direct result of the company's "laser-like focus."

Gianfranco Lanci Gianfranco Lanci

April 12

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

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

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.

April 11

Premium Lock Inside Microsoft: Building on Windows 10, 'Cloud First Mobile First' strategy

Windows 10  At its 2016 developer conference, Microsoft executives talk about Windows 10, Azure and CEO Satya Nadella's "Cloud First Mobile First" strategy. What's it all mean? Technology Business Research Analyst Ezra Gottheil takes an in-depth look.

Updated April 6

Premium Lock What's the thinking behind NTT Data's $3B deal for Dell Services?

Dell Analysis: NTT DATA recently announced plans to acquire Dell Services, expanding its U.S.-based footprint. What are the factors driving the deal? Technology Business Research analyst Kevin Collupy takes a look.

Updated April 6

Premium Lock Watch out, IBM: Oracle brings cloud to customer data centers

Oracle Analysis: At "Cloud World" in the nation's capital, Oracle demonstrates its appeal to own-and-control buyers how its Oracle Cloud Machine can run customer-controlled data centers, says Technology Business Research Analyst Evan Woollacott.

Updated April 5

Premium Lock Commoditization, competition drive down data center hardware revenues

Sever and related data center hardware revenues are shrinking. Revenues in storage and proprietary servers fell 7.7 percent last year. But there are areas for growth, such as flash storage. That's big news for Lenovo, HP, IBM, Oracle, Dell, EMC, Cisco and others. Why? Technology advances and changes in customer demand are forcing changes in the data center server market, according to a new report from Technology Business Research.

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March 29

Premium Lock Lenovo looks for new CTO; vet Hortensius joining data center group

Peter Hortensius Long-time IBM and Lenovo veteran Peter Hortensius is moving from chief technology officer of the world's largest PC manufacturer to a CTO job with Lenovo's newly organized Data Center Group. Lenovo says it is looking for a new CTO for the entire company.

Updated March 22

Premium Lock Apple's latest iPhone, iPads and more: Graphical views

​Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet forbusiness use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum in the face of mounting challenges. Plus, our report includes graphical views on new products.

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Updated March 21

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo's reorg: Analyst sees changes as retooling for 'difficult' times

Analysis: Moving proven executives into key leadership positions underscores how Lenovo is gearing up to compete in 2016 - and the times aren't easy ones in multiple Lenovo markets, says Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta.

Gerry Smith Gerry Smith

Updated March 18

Premium Lock Lenovo names new North America president in reorg; no layoffs coming

Lenovo's North America organization has a new president after the world's largest PC seller and a top provider of mobile and server technology goes through another reorganization. (Read his bio.) Also, a Lenovo spokesperson says the structural changes will not result in any layoffs.

Emilio Ghilardi Emilio Ghilardi

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