In today’s digital economy, old data-center infrastructure is a barrier to growth.
Your data-center customers can generate business value by upgrading their hardware and software infrastructures. But they’ll need your help.
Big cloud providers got even bigger. IoT spending in Europe should grow this year. And a Chinese OEM has joined the world’s 10 biggest spenders on semiconductors.
That’s some of the latest from IT industry watchers. Here’s your tech provider’s briefing.
Two big cloud providers got even bigger in the fourth quarter of last year.
Psst - wanna buy some Microsoft hardware? Increasingly, the answer is Yes.
Yesterday, Microsoft reported financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2019. Not surprisingly, the headlines this morning focused on the slowdown in Windows sales, which Microsoft says should continue for at least another quarter, and the rise of the company's cloud business.
Will 2019 be a year for the technology record books, or one most tech providers would prefer to forget? That depends.
“It’s an exciting time as we embark on the next wave of innovation,” says Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO of tech trade association CompTIA. “While the potential is great, the challenges and anxieties are great, too.”
2018 was a great year for the data-center business. But if the notices of 3 major players are any indication, the next year or two could be more, um, interesting.
The 3 are Intel, Nvidia and Gartner, and all have recently sounded data-center warnings. To be sure, all also insist the data-center business remains robust. But taken together, their notices warn of at least a temporary rough patch for the data-center business.
IT spending is up. PC sales in EMEA are down. And smart-home devices controlled by voice assistants are about to take off.
That’s some of the latest from leading IT market watchers. And here’s your tech provider’s update.
Global IT spending
The smart cameras are coming! Intel has just introduced a smart camera that it’s calling “a new class of standalone simultaneous localization and mapping device.”
That’s a mouthful, but what it means is that you can use Intel’s new RealSense Tracking Camera T265 to support robots, drones, autonomous vehicles, augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), and other applications.
The school kids, they are a-changing. And to help educators serve their changing kids, Dell today introduced a 75-inch touch monitor, Windows 10 notebook, three Chromebooks, and high-powered charging cart.
Dell 3300 Education: a Win10 notebook for K-12
Do you suspect that your customers’ PC systems are getting dangerously long in the tooth? A new report finds you’re probably right.
The report, released today by security vendor Avast, finds that the average PC is now 6 years old. The report also finds that more than half (55%) of all PC applications are out-of-date and therefore vulnerable to security risks.
There’s a talent shortage underway, and it’s global.
What’s more, a new survey of senior executives finds that the staff shortage is now the top emerging risk that organizations face. More risky than privacy regulation, the pace of change or anything else, for that matter.