Posts Tagged ‘PCs’
IBM believes its SoftLayer hosted server service is the replacement for the x86 server unit it sold to Lenovo. However, Lenovo sees ample opportunity for SMB server sales, believing the acquired business will be a catalyst for channel growth.
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.
When the sale of its Motorola Mobility handset unit closes, Google will walk away with a nearly 6 percent stake worth $750 million in Lenovo, according to regulatory filings.
Sony is in talks with an investment fund in Japan to sell its Vaio PC division according to reports.
A series of leaked screenshots making the rounds seems to indicate Redmond knows how to handle criticism and has made some changes accordingly.
While parties are mum, reports are circulating that Sony is talking with Lenovo about a joint-venture to turn over its struggling PC unit to Lenovo. Should a deal happen, Lenovo will secure its position as the world’s largest PC vendor as it diversifies its portfolio.
Lenovo is having a busy week – new product launches, two major acquisitions and a massive reorganization. And this is likely just the beginning, as the company demonstrates its drive and ambition to become a major contender in the global IT channel and market.
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.
Microsoft Corp. is set to unveil plans for Windows 9 at this year’s Build developers’ conference, according to a report.
Global PC shipments dropped 6.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 when compared with the previous year, according to the latest Gartner figures.