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Cloud keeps looking good for IBM, and flash storage could help in the months ahead

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IBM reported $23.4 billion in revenue in the first quarter of the year, down more than 5 percent year over year, and $3.03 billion in net income, down 1.1 percent. Analysts had been expecting more than $24 billion in revenue. The company said cloud-computing revenue was up more than 70...
Cloud keeps looking good for IBM, and flash storage could help in the months ahead

How an unknown Taiwanese server maker is eating the big guys' lunch

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It all started, Mike Yang says, with a conversation he had with Facebook’s vice president of technical operations in 2007 or 2008. Rather than source servers through a traditional vendor like IBM for its  data centers, Facebook turned to Quanta. Back then, Quanta didn’t sell servers directly to customers, it only...
How an unknown Taiwanese server maker is eating the big guys' lunch

HP profit falls 32% as PC and server sales decline

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Hewlett-Packard reported a 32% drop in profit for its second fiscal quarter, due partly to slower sales of PCs and servers....
HP profit falls 32% as PC and server sales decline

Sentiment Gives Way to Reality as HP Shares Crash on Goldman Downgrade

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Shares of computing giant Hewlett-Packard are getting whacked pretty hard today in the wake of a significant downgrade by Goldman Sachs analyst Bill Shope. In a research note to clients today, Shope wrote that “sentiment has moved ahead of reality,” on HP shares, which before today had risen by more...
Sentiment Gives Way to Reality as HP Shares Crash on Goldman Downgrade

IBM, HP server sales fall in Q2, while Dell revenue grows

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IBM and Hewlett-Packard tied for the top position in server factory revenue in the second quarter, with a 29.2% and 29.6% share respectively, IDC said on Tuesday....
IBM, HP server sales fall in Q2, while Dell revenue grows

External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, says IDC

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Global sales of external server storage have dropped for the first time since 2009, according to data from research firm IDC.IDC said that first-quarter sales fell in developed markets, causing an overall decline of 0.9 percent year on year in worldwide external server storage revenue. Revenue during the first...
External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, says IDC
Michael Dell: 64,000 Servers From Number One Position Worldwide And An Official Commitment To OpenStack

Windows 8 Tablets Will Probably Launch WITHOUT A New Version Of Office (MSFT)

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The next version of Microsoft Office will probably ship in early 2013, missing the launch of Windows 8 by at least a couple months. Here's how we know that. This morning, Microsoft announced the first technical preview of what it's calling Office 15. It's a private beta distributed to...
Windows 8 Tablets Will Probably Launch WITHOUT A New Version Of Office (MSFT)

Meg Whitman Isn't Worried About All That Server Market Share Dell Says It's Taking Away From HP (HPQ, DELL)

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Michael Dell has been taunting HP lately by claiming his company is gaining server market share at HP's expense. Looks like he's right: In HP's second quarter, sales of industry standard servers--ones with x86 Intel and AMD processors--fell 12% compared to last year's Q2. But in HP's Q2 earnings...
Meg Whitman Isn't Worried About All That Server Market Share Dell Says It's Taking Away From HP (HPQ, DELL)
Judge Says No to HP and Oracle in Itanium Trial

Amazon's Cloud Could Threaten A Whole New Area Of Enterprise Tech, Morgan Stanley Warns (AMZN)

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Amazon's cloud business--known as Amazon Web Services--launched in 2006 as a way for developers to rent access to online servers and storage.  Since then, AWS has morphed into a $2 billion Godzilla with hundreds of thousands of customers. But it's only been recently, in about the last two years, that...
Amazon's Cloud Could Threaten A Whole New Area Of Enterprise Tech, Morgan Stanley Warns (AMZN)

Server Sales Are Down As Cloud Apps Abound At The Expense Of IBM, Enterprise Giants

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Gartner Research reports worldwide server sales are down 5 percent for the first quarter of the year, with IBM, HP and other members of the top five taking the biggest hit. Server shipments declined 0.7 percent. But the drop in server sales is not at all surprising. Cloud apps are...
Server Sales Are Down As Cloud Apps Abound At The Expense Of IBM, Enterprise Giants

How Windows 8 Transforms Enterprise Computing

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Apple and Google get so much attention that it is easy to forget the power of Microsoft in enterprise computing, which is still by far the biggest part of tech. The new Windows 8 operating system will likely mean we will soon see ultrabooks with touch screens and keyboards, but...
How Windows 8 Transforms Enterprise Computing

Dell Claims Server Share Gains, Calls HP Losses "Staggering"

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There’s a nice long tradition of trash-talking between the large tech companies, but the exchange between Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell and Hewlett-Packard over the the state of server sales in the first quarter of the year would likely take a prize. On Friday, Dell gave a Friday afternoon...
Dell Claims Server Share Gains, Calls HP Losses "Staggering"
Dell has sold 1M webscale servers in five years

HP profit falls 32 percent as PC and server sales decline

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Hewlett-Packard reported a 32 percent drop in profit for its second fiscal quarter, due partly to slower sales of PCs and servers.HP's revenue for the quarter, ended April 30, was $27.6 billion, down 10 percent from the same period last year, the company announced Wednesday.The company is battling to...
HP profit falls 32 percent as PC and server sales decline

Wall Street Beat: Tech treads water as confidence wanes

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News of weak server sales, continuing turmoil at Hewlett-Packard and the ongoing U.S. political impasse over the so-called "fiscal cliff" have not given tech industry watchers much to cheer about this week....
Wall Street Beat: Tech treads water as confidence wanes

HP Faces Trouble on Every Side Ahead of Earnings Report

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When it reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, Hewlett-Packard will give the latest update on efforts by CEO Meg Whitman to turn the troubled technology giant around. After last week’s huge earnings miss by Dell and news last month about the first earnings miss in eight years by IBM, it’s hard...
HP Faces Trouble on Every Side Ahead of Earnings Report

Server Sales Declined a Smidge in Late 2012, but Will Grow a Bit This Year

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Much as people talk constantly about the booming future for the construction of data centers and thus for the potential of sales of the gear that goes in them, the market reality is that on a global basis, fewer servers were sold in late 2012 than in the same period...
Server Sales Declined a Smidge in Late 2012, but Will Grow a Bit This Year

Amid Tech Slowdown HP CEO Whitman Under Pressure To Show Progress

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Hewlett-Packard will report second quarter results today after the markets close for trading in New York, and the pressure is on CEO Meg Whitman to show she can keep the floundering tech giant on track toward a promised turnaround next year. At the outset it seems a tall order. Name...
Amid Tech Slowdown HP CEO Whitman Under Pressure To Show Progress

Intel, IBM Get Tech's Q3 Earnings Season Underway

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Both the chipmaker Intel and the computing and tech services giant IBM will report quarterly results after the close of markets in New York today. And in different ways, the pressure is on them both. In the case of Intel, we already know much of the bad news that’s coming....
Intel, IBM Get Tech's Q3 Earnings Season Underway
Dell Set to Report a Big Earnings Miss Today

Why Microsoft would want a piece of Dell

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If Microsoft is in talks to take a $1 to $3 billion stake in Dell, as reported this morning by CNBC, the deal would mean more of a captive audience for Microsoft’s bread-and-butter Windows desktop and server operating systems. CNBC reporter David Faber characterizes Microsoft’s investment as part of mezzanine...
Why Microsoft would want a piece of Dell

PaaS Provider ActiveState And The Paradox Of Aligning With HP And Cloud Foundry

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Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider ActiveState recently scored a sweet deal with HP: It is the official PaaS for the entire HP cloud business. ActiveState won the HP deal through the strength of Stackato, its PaaS that uses Cloud Foundry to offer a distributed developer platform. ActiveState executives say it hardened CloudFoundry...
PaaS Provider ActiveState And The Paradox Of Aligning With HP And Cloud Foundry

Oracle Lawsuit Could Cost HP Up To $4 Billion In Sales (ORCL, HPQ)

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HP's lawsuit against Oracle headed to court today. But in the court of public opinion, HP is already losing—and losing real money, too. Oracle doesn't want to keep making its flagship database software for HP's super-expensive, super-high-margin Itanium servers. We can't predict how the court will rule, but it looks...
Oracle Lawsuit Could Cost HP Up To $4 Billion In Sales (ORCL, HPQ)

Server sales continue to slow in EMEA region, says IDC

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Revenue from server sales declined by about 12% year-on-year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa during the first quarter of 2012, as vendors continue to suffer from a slowdown in server spending, according to market research company IDC....
Server sales continue to slow in EMEA region, says IDC
'Other' server vendors keep gaining momentum, while HP, Oracle slide

Is HP's Turnaround Strategy Sustainable?

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The most fundamental problem facing the technology giant Hewlett-Packard is that it some of the products that make up its biggest lines of business are in a long-term decline, and that new products aren’t yet generating enough revenue to make up for them. That makes the multi-year restructuring and turnaround...
Is HP's Turnaround Strategy Sustainable?

IBM throws its weight behind MongoDB for mobile apps

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IBM helped propel SQL, Linux and Java into the mainstream, and now it’s looking to do the same for MongoDB. The company said it’s working with MongoDB creator 10gen on a new standard that will let mobile apps built atop the NoSQL database connect with data stored in business-critical systems....
IBM throws its weight behind MongoDB for mobile apps

Server Sales Continue to Decline in EMEA Region, Says IDC

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Revenue from server sales declined by about 12 percent year-on-year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa during the first quarter of 2012, as vendors continue......
Server Sales Continue to Decline in EMEA Region, Says IDC
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