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Dell remains mired in the battle over who will control its future and what roll the PC will play in its restoration to profitability and growth. The real issue, though, is how Dell can accelerate the revenue and profitability of its enterprise products.
Cisco Systems surprised the market yesterday by posting a 14.5 percent jump in profits on a 5 percent increase in sales. The spurt came from substantial shifts increases in non-switching and routing products, showing there is a shift in hardware buying priorities.
Cisco Systems Inc. is hailing a ninth consecutive quarter of record revenue as it hints at “good signs” in certain parts of the global economy.
Resellers of Avaya Inc.’s business communications and collaboration wares may finally be getting some relief from navigating thousands of price groups and hundreds of catalogs as the vendor moves to streamline and simplify the ordering process for its channel partners.
Juniper Networks this week made public its choice of a new head of partner sales for the Americas, introducing Christopher M. Jones to replace well-known channel executive Frank Vitagliano.
The vendor says its FlexFabric 12900 family of data center switches are the industry’s first core switches to support OpenFlow and will offer twice the scale of Cisco’s rival Nexus 7000 switch.
After months of allegations and denials regarding its potential as a threat to U.S. national security, Huawei officials say they are giving up efforts to expand into the U.S. market and will instead focus on ‘the rest of the world.’
For the 2012 calendar year the Chinese giant’s revenue rose to $35.52 billion, up from $32.87 billion in the prior year. Net profit jumped 32 percent to $2.48 billion, equating to net margins of about 7 percent.
The Swindon-based firm supplies service providers with 3G, long-term evaluation (LTE) and small-cell technologies, and is set to be integrated into the networking giant’s Service Provider Mobility Group in Cisco’s fourth fiscal quarter which begins at the start of next month.
Dell’s regulatory filings reveal the company is forecasting a steady revenue decline in core PC business and that enterprise acquisitions haven’t yielded strong returns. Dell is fast becoming a case study of how challenging change is to implement.