In 2011, Hewlett Packard’s annual revenue was $127bn, making it the largest technology company in the world by sales at that time – yet its market worth was a comparatively meagre $42bn. It had just
The over-used phrase "price war" has rarely had a lot of relevance in the corporate IT market.
At best, we may have seen PC or server makers cutting prices by a few percentage points, or more typically bundling in new features to keep prices steady.
When will the traditional model of software licensing die? Surely it is only a matter of time.
This week alone, we've seen
What are the first words that come to mind when you think of the cloud? Low cost, perhaps. Pay as you go, maybe. Probably also: not secure, too complex, regulatory headaches,
Now here's an irony. After two or three years of vendor cloudwash and relentless marketing to IT leaders about why they should move to the cloud, it seems those CIOs have accepted their suppliers' advice - but it's those very vendors that are about to realise the monster they have...
To upgrade or not to upgrade, that is the question for most of Microsoft's customers.
There were times when the latest release of a new version of a major Microsoft product was a huge catalyst for IT spending. Many IT managers will remember planning their strategy around the anticipated...
Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, turkeys are getting rather nervous and IT firms start making their predictions for the New Year.
First out the blocks has been Verizon Business (VzB) who has issued its predictions very much influenced by the current economic downturn...