Computing hardware includes the physical computer, storage and networking assets used by IT for business and personal use.


NewsChina is aiming to purge most foreign technology from banks, the military, state-owned enterprises and key government agencies by 2020, stepping up efforts to shift to Chinese suppliers, according to people familiar with the effort.
NewsMichael Dell, chief executive officer of Dell Inc., said he anticipates additional leveraged buyouts like the one he completed last year after more than 10 counterparts sought his advice on the process.
BlogI’m inundated with briefing requests from white box vendors. Infrastructure and operations professionals need to listen up.
NewsThe lion’s share of big data spending currently is going to hardware and professional services, but over time, software vendors will capture a proportionally larger piece, predicts SNS Research.
NewsHewlett-Packard continues to invest in Big Data and cloud computing, but sales apparently haven't grown fast enough to offset weaknesses across HP's services, printing and enterprise businesses. HP CEO Meg Whitman and several other executive team members described the state of HP during the company's Q4 earnings call earlier this week.
NewsThe possibility of 3-D printing’s evolution from a tool to create jewelry and spare parts to one that can print cars is redefining the scope of several industries, according to a report from Frost & Sullivan. Only after 2020, however, will the technology reach a tipping point and begin to print complex metal systems and large aircraft parts.
NewsTablet bring-your-own device (BYOD) programs offer better opportunities for organizations than that of enterprise owned-laptops and smartphones, according to a recent report by Gartner Inc. IT departments can support nearly three times more users in bring-your-own tablet programs than enterprise-owned tablet initiatives.
NewsHadoop, the open source Big Data platform, has found a home on Cray Inc.'s big data analytics appliance -- called the Cray Urika-XA system.
NewsHow can IBM stand out in the crowded PaaS (platform as a service) cloud market? The answer potentially involves security, privacy and corporate compliance -- along with an IBM Watson Big Data twist. With those components in mind, Big Blue has unveiled a single-tenant version of Bluemix. The new PaaS offering allows developers to "build applications around their most sensitive data and deploy them in a dedicated cloud environment."
NewsAmid intense competition from cloud and mobile computing, IBM has won $325 million worth of supercomputer and Big Data contracts with the U.S. federal government.
NewsThe Apple-IBM enterprise partnership has yielded its first fruit. Apple has launched AppleCare for Enterprise, a support service for corporate IT departments, helpdesks and more. Take a close look at the launch information, and you'll notice IBM plays a central role in the initiative.
NewsWhen Martin Jetter takes over IBM Global Technology Services on Jan. 1, 2015, will he be able to jumpstart the business unit's revenue? Or is the classic IT services revenue model due for an overhaul amid cloud and on-demand applications?
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