Evidence is building that Surface's increasing success is having a collateral benefit for partners
Manageability a key factor
Vendors put on a series of presentations, roundtables and discussions about their offerings at the Ingram Micro ONE event in Las Vegas last week, with appearances from Microsoft, Lenovo and Acer to name a few. Ingram also made a number of announcements itself at its inaugural Ingram Micro ONE fall event. Jessica Meek reports
Budget buyers targeted with cost and size of new Google Chrome machines
Microsoft is doing a full-court press to get pre-orders of its new Surface Pro 3 tablet, but the device is still unavailable to most of the channel. Perhaps solution providers should take Microsoft’s advice and sell other vendors' tablets and convertible computers.
The "Post-PC Era” headlines have screamed how the world is moving away from desktops and notebooks as smartphones and tablets take over. The reality: PC sales are actually positive over the last five years and could climb thanks to commercial spending.
A new report by ABI Research not only confirms growing demand for Google Chromebooks, but a sales pace that puts the Web-based devices on track to take a significant share of the market from Microsoft and Apple.
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.
Acer has rounded off a topsy turvy year by naming former Intel Corp. executive Jason Chen as its new chief executive - and this time it is convinced it has the right man.
Acer is late to the party with its new "Build Your Own Cloud" effort to steer the vendor closer to a more modern hardware, software and services model.
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MSPs insist it is their own responsibility - not vendors' - to make the transition
LogicNow says managed service providers and IT departments aren't aligned on priorities, resulting in lost sales opportunities. The prescription, however, could prove problematic in the short term