Channel Business Article Archive:
Windows 8 tablets held just one percent market share through western European distributors in first six weeks of Q2, according to Context report.
While the cloud is less of a mystery than before, security still remains a major stumbling block to cloud implementations, according to Voltage Security. For the channel, that means the time is now to build out cloud security portfolios.
If there’s one thing the channel is obsessive about, it’s keeping its collective ear to the ground to try to predict the “next big thing.” A new report from McKinsey Global Institute attempts to lend guidance for navigating the disruptive technology landscape.
Every vendor is scrambling to lessen their dependence on PC sales. For the moment, at least, Lenovo just seems to be doing a better job of navigating the post-PC era with its mobile device initiatives coupled with efforts to branch out into servers and storage.
The adoption of next-generation firewalls can come at detriment of the workload of IT security staff, according to research.
Fortinet debuted the latest iteration of its Web application firewall OS and three new related appliances, a move that gives it more relevance and credibility with large scale customers as the firm continues its upmarket journey.
Weak sales of PCs, mobile phones and digital televisions (DTVs) have led to declining revenue in the worldwide semiconductor market, according to IDC.
Dell announces a revamped channel partner training program it calls Social Media 2.0 that’s designed to give participants more practical, functional strategies for putting social media to work in their day-to-day marketing efforts.
The three big PC vendors continue to try to reinvent themselves as unit sales of conventional desktops and notebooks continue to fall. While PCs are less and less profitable for vendors and solution providers alike, they remain an irreplaceable commodity.
Despite Q2 results showing hefty declines for both sales and profits, HP’s share price posted a double-digit spike in after-hours trading as Meg Whitman’s turnaround plan begins to bear fruit.