Hewlett-Packard took back its server crown from IBM last quarter as the overall market contracted, IDC reported Wednesday.
Once heavily reliant on the Chinese market, Lenovo is now looking to make acquisitions as it tries to expand its growing enterprise business to other countries.
CNME asks a panel of experts to look forward to the nine biggest storage trends of 2014.
As Powering The Cloud hosted its 10th anniversary show in Frankfurt, few would question that cloud computing uptake is on the rise. The same few would question that it is a trend that is here to stay, and one that businesses will have to adapt to.
Windows tablets will gain market share in the coming years, but not fast enough to challenge the dominance of Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, IDC said on Tuesday.
The government of Singapore will use 3D smart city technology for urban planning and has signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with mapping technology giant Esri.
Can Big Data programmes be run using traditional IT teams, or do organisations need to take a new approach to hiring?
Deutsche Bank has appointed Kim Hammonds as chief information officer (CIO) and global co-head of group technology and operations (GTO).
Workers at four Dell suppliers in China are allegedly enduring long overtime hours and facing exposure to toxic fumes, according to new reports from watchdog groups.
Microsoft has shortened its list of CEO candidates to a minimum of eight, including five outsiders and three current executives, according to the Reuters news service.
Enterprises and service providers are looking beyond collections of boxes and toward virtual data centers that are better at growing and changing, and now application services such as security and acceleration are about to fit into that picture as well.
Dell has used Powering The Cloud’s 10th anniversary trade show in Frankfurt to emphasise the importance of efficiently managing big data.
Dell will give its first public demonstration of a 64-bit ARM server this week, the latest step in an industrywide effort to build servers based on low-power chips like those used in smartphones.
The PC market moved into its sixth straight quarter of declining sales, analysts reported on Wednesday, although the dip was less pronounced than one firm expected.
The PC market remained weak in the third quarter, but the expiration of Microsoft’s support for Windows XP in April next year may have prompted users to look at upgrades, which eased the slump.
Microsoft will offer discounts on its Azure cloud service next month as part of a cloud computing push that also includes new releases of its Windows Server and Systems Center software.
Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally, considered a front-runner among candidates to replace Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, has reportedly tried to put the brakes on the accelerating rumours.
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) enterprise hardware market, comprising servers and external storage, continues to stagnate, with year-on-year growth of just 2.8 percent recorded for Q2 2013.
International Data Corporation (IDC), IT and communications market intelligence and events firm, today brought together more than 150 of the top IT end users from across the Kingdom for the first day of its prestigious Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2013.
Intel’s dominance of the chip market is starting to wane as PC shipments slump and smartphone and tablet adoption grows.
The disk storage systems market generated $7.7 billion in revenue in the second quarter of this year, representing a 5 percent year-over-year decline as well as a slight sequential drop compared to the …
Tech companies are hanging onto record amounts of cash, and industry watchers want to see more of it reinvested in the companies or distributed to shareholders.
We began testing social media monitoring and sentiment-analysis tools about two years ago, when the buzzword was really taking off.
Canonical is in talks with Dell on making a version of Ubuntu supported by the Chinese government available as a pre-installed OS on the PC maker’s upcoming products destined for the Chinese market.
Windows 8 may be seeing sluggish demand, but Dell believes its the best OS for business tablets and plans to roll out more products built with the operating system later this year, a senior executive said Tuesday.
Mere days into the Steve Ballmer Successor Watch, guessing who will be his replacement has become a new tech industry pastime. Ballmer’s announcement that he will retire within the next 12 months has …
With an update to its Foglight for Virtualisation software package, Dell can now help organizations rid their systems of resource-sucking zombie virtual machines. “It’s so easy to create VMs. We have customers creating …
Riverbed Technology, the application performance company, in July introduced a new release of its groundbreaking Riverbed Granite product family that delivers an enterprise-class solution for server and data consolidation in the Middle East.
Hewlett-Packard has joined Nvidia’s growing Grid alliance, equipping a Gen8 Proliant blade server with graphics boards that can speed up and lower the cost of virtual desktop deployments.
Microsoft’s slow expansion of commercial sales of its struggling Surface line is proof that the company had no backup plan after completely misreading the market, an analyst said today. “This goes back to …
Shoppers who tried to buy a Windows RT tablet at Dell’s website Friday morning would have seen one listed for US$299. By the end of the day the cheapest tablet came bundled with a keyboard for $479.
Corporate raider and investment agitator Carl Icahn put eyes on Apple yesterday, announcing he now had a “large position” in the company and had urged CEO Tim Cook to boost a stock buyback …
When the first quarter saw IBM miss earnings expectations for the first time in eight years, questions were raised not just on Big Blue, but the state of the IT industry as a whole.
Windows’ share of the tablet market grew slightly in the second quarter, as shipments also ticked up in the face of a slow-down by tablets overall, researcher IDC said today.
Consumers apparently don’t care if they buy a tablet from a cheaper, no-name brand, as a whopping 45 percent of tablets sold within the “other” category.
Dell’s board has struck down new shareholder voting guidelines for a buyout proposed by company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, which are in a fight with investor Carl Icahn …
Dell is shipping Project Ophelia devices to early beta testers. PC sales are already suffering at the hands of mobile devices, and now Dell’s Android PC-on-a-stick threatens the relevance of traditional PCs from a different angle.
Icahn on Monday urged Dell’s board not to support the proposed shareholder vote change as it could disenfranchise voters.
Dell has started shipping its thumb-size PC called Project Ophelia to beta testers and is preparing to ship the final product in the coming months.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake’s decision to raise the offer to take Dell private is a concession that rival Carl Icahn and affiliate parties may have an upper hand in the wrangling to take over the company, observers of the deal said.
Michael Dell has raised his offer to take Dell private by $0.10 per share, to about $24.7 billion.
Microsoft last week prepped Wall Street for a 2 percent slip in Windows revenue for the third quarter, but warned that PC shipments will continue their double-digit tumble.
The update for Microsoft’s flagship server OS includes a number of features to improve and enhance managing virtual servers with Windows Server 2012.
Last month, a former CIA technician leaked information on the National Security Agency’s data gathering surveillance programme dubbed PRISM. Joe Lipscombe investigates what relevance this holds for the Middle East.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has re-organised Microsoft, as expected, eliminating the ‘silos’ of product groups and giving responsibility to key executives in charge of key technologies.
If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.
Have you noticed that tablets are starting to feel a little mundane? You’ve got a rectangular slate with a large display while the manufacturer’s bragging about how it’s some fragment of a millimeter thinner or some fraction of an ounce lighter than the last.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.