THESE days, the PC manufacturer Dell has a falling problem. Along with global PC sales, its own sales are dwindling. The former world number one is now third, behind Lenovo and HP. To make matters worse, smaller manufacturers like Asus and Acer are snapping at its heels. Even in its once untouchable portable segment, sales are falling. Dell badly needs a winner - or a slew of winners. Is it possible that the new XPS 15 laptop heralds the beginning of a turnaround?
PC shipments in Asia Pacific totalled 107.6 million units in 2015, a 7.7% YoY decrease and a steeper contraction from the 5.7% YoY drop in 2014.
CES 2016 showed more ‘me-too’ evolution rather than real revolution, writes Rob Gallagher of Ovum.
Dell, in collaboration with Intel, launched an IoT lab in Singapore which will focus on public safety, industrial automation, and healthcare.
Shipments for the Asia Pacific PC market reached 26 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, a 1.5% decline from the fourth quarter of 2014.
PC vendors shipped a total of 588,300 units in Singapore in the first half of 2015, a 12 percent growth over the same period last year, according to industry research firm Gartner, Inc.
Dell has announced Datacenter Scalable Solutions (DSS), a new line of business within Dell’s Enterprise Solutions organisation which it said would meet the specific needs of web tech, telecommunications service providers, hosting companies, oil and gas, and research organisations.
Dell has announced the new Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet, its first fully rugged tablet designed for performance and reliability in the harshest conditions.
Dell has unveiled the PowerEdge C6320 high-performance computing (HPC) platform, the latest addition to its 13th generation Dell PowerEdge server portfolio.
Taiwan’s premier technology expo and the world’s second largest computer trade show Computex, which wrapped up last week, is proof that the PC (personal computer) market is still buzzing with activity, in spite of research firm IDC’s projections of a fourth consecutive year of decline for PC shipments.