Small devices, that is.
Ultraslim and convertible designs will account for more than 60 percent of all notebook PCs shipped by 2020, market analyst firm IDC recently predicted. “We continue to see steady progression toward smaller desktops and notebooks,” said Loren Loverde, IDC’s VP of PC research.
Are you ready to offer cloud-based disaster recovery (DR)? Better be, because your clients are definitely ready for it.
In a recently released survey, half of IT professionals whose organizations have a DR solution are leveraging the cloud. And of those, 90 percent feel confident that their DR strategy is correct.
Intel is stepping up its game in the Internet of Things and, more specifically, autonomous, self-driving cars.
Earlier this year, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stated that the growth of connected things was 1 of the 5 “core beliefs” determining the company’s future. “At Intel,” he wrote at the time, “we will focus on autonomous vehicles, industrial and retail as our primary growth drivers of the Internet of Things.”
Cyber security in the new year — better, worse or about the same?
To find out, Intel Security assembled 31 of its top thought leaders. Their predictions have just been published in the McAfee Labs 2017 Threat Predictions Report.
Here’s your solution provider’s update:
Top Predictions for 2017
McAfee’s team of experts made a long list of predictions for next year. These are their top 10:
HP Inc., the personal systems and printer spinoff formed when HP Co. split itself two years ago, has become an important industry innovator.
Earlier this year, HP created a new mobile hardware category, the 3-in-1, when it introduced its Elite x3 device. The $700 device aims to combine the best features of 3 device types: the power and productivity of a PC, portability of a tablet, and connectivity of a smartphone.
Nearly 60 percent of organizations now use cloud-based productivity suites from either Microsoft or Google. One in 10 companies now uses single sign-on. And about 1 in 3 have tried Slack.
These figures come from the third annual cloud-adoption report from BitGlass, a cloud access security broker. The report, released last week, provides solution providers with an inside look at cloud adoption among your clients and others.
Yesterday, David Bradshaw of Intel’s products and solution marketing group was the guest speaker for the latest in our series of live channel chats.
David’s topic: the 7th Gen Intel Core Processors, and what they mean for solution providers.
Couldn’t join us? No problem. Here’s your summary of David’s high points:
Yesterday, I made the case for solution providers to consider the growth opportunities in connected cars, mentioning, among other things, Samsung’s planned acquisition of Harman Industries for $8 billion.
Samsung Electronics yesterday said it would spend $8 billion to acquire Harman Industries, a Stamford, Conn.-based maker of connected products for automakers, consumers and businesses.
Why is Samsung, the world’s leading seller of smartphones with an estimated 20 percent market share by units, getting into the connected-car business? And what might this mean for you and other solution providers?