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October 30, 2015  1:21 PM

Goodbye old HP, hello new HPs – but for how long?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, cloud, Dell, EMC, HP, Mobile, PC, printer, Tablet

On Monday 2nd November, HP as we know it ceases to exist. The IT supplier that once was too big to fail, becomes two companies that, if recent history is anything to go by, will be individually much...

October 2, 2015  11:50 AM

I finally made it to Windows 10 – and can’t really see why any businesses would do the same

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Desktop, laptop, Microsoft, office, Office 365, PC, Satya Nadella, smartphone, Tablet, Windows, Windows 10

Microsoft would be happy with me right now - I just upgraded to Windows 10. It was free, as a consumer, of course, so that helped. But frankly, the only reason I did so was...


July 31, 2015  10:30 AM

With Windows 10, Microsoft has built a fine sail, but has the ship already left harbour?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Azure, Desktop, Google, IOS, Microsoft, Mobile, Office 365, PC, Satya Nadella, Tablet, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 95

With Windows 10, Microsoft has built a fine sail, but has the ship already left harbour?

If anything encapsulates the change in the technology world in the last 20...


July 12, 2013  10:24 AM

Microsoft CEO Ballmer wins Buzzword Bingo – but are customers playing a different game?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Cloud Computing, Google Apps, ipad, iPhone, Microsoft, Office 365, PC, Software licensing, Steve Ballmer, Windows

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be celebrating today. He is the clear winner of the latest Super Buzzword Bingo competition, with his entry for the internal memo announcing Microsoft's biggest...

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May 30, 2013  4:59 PM

Which IT suppliers have not yet seen the cliff approaching?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
AWS, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Dell, digital, Google, HP, Open source, PC

Watching the IT industry at the moment is a little like reading a good crime novel. There are pieces of evidence appearing, from various sources, often apparently unconnected, but which all point to one inescapable conclusion.

The difference in IT is that this is not a question of "Who...


May 23, 2013  3:35 PM

If the PC is dead nobody told Lenovo

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Dell, Desktop, HP, laptop, lenovo, PC, Tablet

Apparently we are in the post-PC era. The PC is dead. Deceased. Pining for the ffjords. Ceased to be. An ex-market.

But nobody seems to have told Lenovo. Look at the latest quarterly sales figures.


May 9, 2013  12:26 PM

Michael Dell says “I like to win” – but will he?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
datacentre, Dell, HP, michael dell, Networking, PC, Servers, Storage

It's become something of a common public perception that Dell is a company in crisis.

Fourth-quarter revenue down 11%, profit down 31%, and its founder engaged in


April 11, 2013  1:22 PM

UK gives Belgium €300m for cloud, and other indicators of change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, cloud, Gartner, Google, government, IDC, Internet, Microsoft, Open source, PC, smartphone, Software, Tablet

Anyone who has read this blog over the past few months will have seen there are several recurring themes I've been banging on about lately. It's been interesting to see a few things happening recently that, to me, reinforce some of the points I've been discussing, so here's a bit of a random...


March 13, 2012  4:43 PM

Donate your PCs to Computer Aid – 200,000 so far, 50,000 more needed now

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
health care, Internet access, PC, Sainsbury

The IT charity Computer Aid International has celebrated a significant milestone - the delivery of its 200,000th PC to worthy causes in the developing world.

I have no problem in admitting a high degree of bias in proclaiming this achievement and...


March 8, 2012  11:32 AM

We are in the post PC-is-the-only-option era, but that’s not quite as catchy for Apple marketing

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Chromebook, Gartner, ipad, iPhone, iPod, laptop, PC, tablet computer

Are we, as Apple would have us believe, in the "post-PC era"? I'm not so sure.

The phrase has become something of a tech meme lately and Apple has understandably embraced it, claiming at the


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