If we really are in a post-PC era, someone forgot to tell Intel. The company's latest results show its traditional PC and server businesses remain strong, even as it prepares for a different world.
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Lenovo believes the company still has a place in the PC market, and says the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will play a role in helping it grow in that space.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States approved the $2.3 billion sale of IBM's x86 server business to Chinese PC maker Lenovo.
Turn an old storage kit into NAS gold. Veteran storage accessories producer Addonics has a new, low-cost NAS adapter that can turn that old PC into a capacious file server.
AMD has big plans for ARM in microservers, embedded and low-power clients. But where does that leave the mainstream PC and server markets?
Both companies will be hoping that the $2.3bn deal for IBM's server business will deliver the same win-win result as the sale of its PC business.
Intel's fourth quarter results were likely helped by a PC market that didn't completely roll over and strong server sales.
Indian IT services provider shuts down manufacturing business, following in the footsteps of fellow market player HCL Infosystems, as both companies seek to leave the weakening hardware landscape and focus on services.
South Korean chipmaker notches a 2 percent quarter-to-quarter increase to 2.78 trillion won from increased demand for PC and server DRAM for data centers.
Few analysts are expecting much from Intel's first quarter. They are hoping for color on PC and server demand. A new CEO and some real mobile results wouldn't hurt either.
Servers are fun again as Intel and HP pitch new architectures for the datacenter. Server market upheaval is sure to follow---and probably rhyme with what the PC industry has seen.
Beijing-based PC vendor, Lenovo, wants a bigger piece of the server and networking storage market, while EMC wants to expand its footprint in China.
Rise of virtualized desktops in enterprises will increase need of networking equipment, presenting opportunity for hardware maker to push its suite of PC devices, server and storage equipment, says company exec.
Windows 8 Server will offer three Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) options: Pooled Desktops, Personal Desktops, and Remote Desktop Sessions (formerly Terminal Services). Meanwhile, Citrix-Dell will ship this spring a turnkey VDI-In-A-Box. Gartner Group says next gen Personal Cloud will replace PC desktop by 2014
NComputing M300 combined with NComputing vSpace Server software can support workgroups as large as 45 desktop users on a single virtualized PC. This is a different, far more efficient, take on virtual desktops.
Microsoft has increased its revenues owing to a strong performance in its business and server divisions, but it struggled with Windows revenues due to a weakening in the consumer PC market
Flooding disaster in Thailand hampering hard drive supply chain and shortages may plague PC, server and storage vendors in months to come.
A flooding disaster in Thailand has hampered the hard drive supply chain and shortages may plague PC, server and storage vendors in the months to come.
After years of trying, Microsoft still poses no serious threat to VMware, notes CEO Paul Maritz, as virtualization vendor expands product portfolio outside of server space for post-PC era. But analyst says Microsoft shouldn't be dismissed.
Microsoft's fourth quarter was much better than expected as it rode growth in its server and tools unit, the corporate PC upgrade cycle and its business division, which features Office.
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