Business Compute Blog

Peter - 
Editor - 
04-26-2017
It’s been only 2 weeks since Microsoft rolled out its Windows 10 Creators Update for PCs, but in that short time, a lot’s happened. Here’s your solution provider’s update. > “Millions of customers” are now running the Creators Update on their PCs, writes John Cable, Microsoft’s director of...
Peter - 
Editor - 
04-25-2017
Optane is Intel’s newest memory technology. Introduced earlier this year, it’s intended to dramatically speed applications, games and large-file loading. The PC version of Optane, introduced by Intel last month, has now started shipping. The component is designed to work with PCs equipped with 7th...
Ed - 
Contributor - 
04-24-2017
If you’re a solution provider offering security products and services, take note of recently released results from Dell’s End-User Security Survey. It’s yet more proof of how much customers need your help with security. Consider: Nearly three-quarters (72%) of the respondents to Dell’s survey said...
Peter - 
Editor - 
04-20-2017
Both Lenovo and Samsung introduced new 2-in-1s this week, but each supplier is taking a different path. Lenovo’s new device, the Flex 11, is a Chromebook for consumers. Samsung’s new Galaxy Book, by contrast, is a Windows 10 device aimed at mobile professionals. 2-in-1 devices are popular for a...
Peter - 
Editor - 
04-19-2017
Artificial intelligence and virtual reality: mostly science fiction, right? Cool technologies, sure, but still something for the distant future? Sorry, but no. Your clients may not be using either AI or VR yet. But chances are good they will, and soon. The latest moves from Facebook, IBM and Intel...
Peter - 
Editor - 
04-18-2017
HP has got its groove going. Last week market watcher IDC said HP had become the No. 1 PC supplier worldwide for the first time since early 2013. HP topped Lenovo in this year’s first quarter by more than 820,000 units. In February we pointed out that while the overall PC business was tepid in Q1,...
Kevin - 
Contributor - 
04-17-2017
Intel’s latest memory innovation, called Optane, is now available to enterprise customers running large server arrays. Smaller form factors designed for laptops and PCs will be available in the second half, Intel says. With Optane, Intel has simultaneously addressed 3 important memory concepts:...
Peter - 
Editor - 
04-13-2017
No, but sometimes it surely seems that way. Just as Amazon has transformed the retail world, its Amazon Web Services unit is transforming the world of data centers and IT management. This public-cloud service provider is upturning the authority of CIOs and creating huge new price pressures on...
Peter - 
Editor - 
04-12-2017
Found it challenging to sell more PCs this year? You’re not alone. New figures from market watchers IDC and Gartner point to a Q1 market that was either flat or down slightly, depending on how you define it. According to a new report from IDC, PC shipments worldwide in the first three months of...

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