Posts Tagged ‘Dell’
Analyst firm Gartner is reporting worldwide server shipments increased a scant 2.1 percent, but revenues declined 4.5 percent. Demand is strong, but value is evaporating for the basic building blocks of data centers.
It’s time for the channel to dispense with the handwringing over competing form factors and start celebrating the commonality of tablets in the PC world. They’re just computing devices, after all, and folks are buying a lot of them. That’s a good thing.
Dell is teaming up with some financing heavyweights to give partners looking to investment in their own growth some more attractive credit options.
According to a new report, the top PC manufacturers will likely reduce desktop and notebook shipments by as much as 9.5 percent in 2014 as consumer demand wanes for conventional hardware.
Lenovo is now a major player in the x86 server market after agreeing to buy IBM’s entry-level server unit for $2.3 billion. The deal catapults the China-based PC maker into a major competitor against Dell and Hewlett-Packard.
Arrow Electronics has announced that its OEM Computing Solutions have helped it win the Dell OEM Channel Partner of the Year award for 2014.
Dell is reportedly gearing up to layoff as much as 20 percent of its global workforce. The contraction will make Dell more dependent on indirect sales to drive revenue and growth, making solution providers more important to the company’s future than ever.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for solution providers in the business of providing networking and computing infrastructure — they’ve been left to explain to a skittish clientele why they should be confident their IT systems haven’t been compromised by the National Security Agency.
Dell released a new commercial recounting the humble origins of many well-known companies, including itself. The TV spot reveals much more about where Dell is going than where it’s been.
While a lot has happened over the last 12 months, relatively few breakthrough or significant technologies or trends were recorded. This is Channelnomics’ tribute to a year of nothingness.