Printers Article Archive:
Xerox’s quarterly financials are dampened by declining printer sales, while Lexmark sees a 43 percent decline in sales revenue. The reports reflect continuing decline in printer sales and the inability of managed print to stem the outflow.
Printer and document management vendor Xerox is looking to keep customers in its fold by rewarding with redeemable points for purchases of its products. While the channel is incorporated in the program, it could also create problem for Xerox resellers.
Funai has agreed to shell out $100 million for more than 1,500 Lexmark foreign patents as well as a series of related output and imaging technologies and Lexmark’s manufacturing facility in the Philippines in hopes of launching their own expanded peripherals line.
A surge in spending on premium mobile phones has driven Gartner to increase its predicted annual growth for the worldwide devices market this year from 6.3 percent to 7.9 percent.
Hewlett-Packard is pitting its future on innovations in security, Big Data and cloud computing, all while retaining its core businesses in personal computing, printing, networking, servers and storage. Despite everything the channel knows about HP, the vendor doesn’t believe partners know enough about what it does or has to offer.
Anticipating is building that the lunch of the fourth-generation Galaxy 4S smartphone will put Samsung on par with mobility rival Apple. Surging Samsung smartphone sales is lifting the company’s brand preference and marketability, making it easier for solution providers to sell its other products.
HP turned up in a gambler’s paradise to stake its future on chief executive Meg Whitman’s turnaround plan. What are the key parts of this big bet, and do partners believe it can pay off?
Global spending on smartphones exceeded that of PCs for the first time in 2012, according to the market watcher, which claims that the popularity of mobile devices is continuing to reshape the IT landscape, according to IDC.
While the company narrowly bested the pessimistic outlook of Wall Street analysts, the news was mostly grim across the board for HP, which saw revenues fall 6 percent from a year ago to $28.4 billion.
3D printers available to the channel today are only capable of producing cheap plastic items, according to Citron Research, which calls the 3D craze a “bubble” set to burst.