Need help getting more clients over to Windows 10? If so, you’re not alone. Gartner, the research and advisory firm, recently pointed out that global PC sales have declined every quarter for the last two years, the worst drop in the industry’s history.
Intel today announced a new generation of Atom processors for the Internet of Things. Formally known as the Intel Atom processor E3900 series (codename “Apollo Lake”), the CPUs were introduced this morning at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona.
Intel says its new processors have been designed from the ground up to support the fast growth and increased complexity of IoT. Potential applications are said to include automotive, industrial, video, manufacturing and retail, especially at what’s known as “the edge.”
Your customers’ business interests intersect with data-center design every day. Whether they’re browsing Facebook, deploying cloud-based applications, or contracting data analytics services, all the information they want and need comes from an enterprise data center.
The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is underway this week in Houston. That makes now a good time to consider the important role of women in technology — as well as what could be a troubled outlook for women technologists in the future.
Grace Hopper, of course, was among the early computing pioneers. She was a programmer back in the 1940s, inventor of the first compiler, and widely if perhaps inaccurately known as the originator of the term “computer bug.”
Research and advisory firm Gartner presented its top 10 predictions for IT organizations and users in 2017 and beyond this week at its Gartner Symposium/ITexpo in Orlando, Fla.
Here’s a look at what Gartner’s market analysts predict your clients will be doing next year and beyond:
With the 2016 Dell EMC World conference kicking off today in Austin, Texas, now’s a great time to review Dell’s recently renewed commitment to the channel.
Earlier this month, Dell expanded its Internet of Things solutions partner program to include systems integrators. Previously, the program was limited to independent software vendors (ISVs).
How’s the health of the PC market? Lately, that depends on who you ask.
If you ask research and advisory firm Gartner, the situation is quite grave.
“The PC is not a high-priority device for the majority of consumers, so they do not feel the need to upgrade their PCs as often as they used to,” said Gartner research analyst Mikako Kitagawa last week. “Some may never decide to upgrade to a PC again.”
Never upgrade a PC again? That’s serious.
IT budgets are stagnant. Cloud and hosted services are hot. Laptop spending will approach that of desktops. And artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), 3-D printing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are getting real.