Posts Tagged ‘Samsung’
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.
After three years of heady growth, the worldwide tablet market is coming back to earth with a thud. Might that be good news for the channel?
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.
Based on leaks by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, reports indicate the NSA has systematically planted backdoors on IT products and components to allow stealthy data gathering and surveillance on corporations and individuals. The latest revelation could further hamper confidence in the security integrity of many vendor products.
Global shipments of PC monitors in Q3 fell 8.6 percent from a year ago, a declined blamed on the continuing softness in PC sales.
Another year draws to a close. 2013 was filled with technology stories both grand and amusing. Here are some of our favorite articles told through our favorite Internet memes.
Microsoft’s new channel chief Phil Sorgen says the reason the Surface tablet isn’t broadly available to solution providers for resale is because Microsoft lacked a distribution strategy. While distribution is now in place, he says Microsoft is taking a “measured approach” to general channel availability.
There’s a symbiotic relationship in the power of encouragement, partnership and mentorship by a trusted advisor. Partners must make the customer’s IT leader a hero, then sit back and watch them succeed to the lasting benefit of all involved.
Mobile device adoption is increasing at unabated rates. Mobile device management (MDM) is an option for businesses looking to bring order to proliferating mobile devices in the workplace. MDM demand is opening huge opportunities for solution providers, as noted in the latest Channelnomics dossier.
Smartphone maker HTC is aiming to revive its flagging fortunes with a brand advertising campaign fronted by Robert Downey Jr. – an actor who has gone through his own fair share of ups and downs.