Bechtle expands UK presence through acquisition of Tangible Benefit
German-based Bechtle buys a British VAR to further strengthen its UK portfolio.
This week Bechtle announced that it has acquired Tangible Benefit, a company which Bechtle describes as "a lucrative value-added reseller in the United Kingdom".
Founded in 1997, the London-based VAR "has an exce... Read more
Microsoft solves Azure’s capacity problem by using servers longer
Microsoft will replace its data center hardware less quickly. The policy was to replace all network and server hardware after four years, but that period has been extended to six years. This will save Microsoft $1.1 billion per quarter (over €1 billion).
During the presentation of its quarterl... Read more
Intel study: secure systems start with hardware
Organizations seek solutions and vendors, prioritizing security innovations in a fastly-evolving threat landscape.
According to an Intel Corp study, businesses value security innovations when buying services and technologies, particularly at hardware levels.
The study further reported that ab... Read more
IDC says global PC market is slowing down
A gridlocked supply chain saw Q3 record a US slowdown in spending on PCs, as global PC shipments expand. Preliminary figures released by IDC show that sales into the channel rose by 3.9% to 86.652 million units, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of growth.
However, it is also the first time ... Read more
You can manually install Windows 11 on older PCs, but without updates
Microsoft does not want to publicly say it will not stop you if you manually install Windows 11 on older or incompatible PCs. It doesn't however supply security updates to those systems. The company has come under fire for the stringent hardware requirements of its upcoming operating system, slated... Read more
Lenovo announced upcoming AR glasses for enterprise use
Lenovo seems to think that the real money is going to be made from bringing augmented reality to enterprises. CES kicked off today but Lenovo announced the soon-to-arrive enterprise AR glasses. They seem to be following in the footsteps of what’s been done at Epson and Microsoft.
The hardware ... Read more
HPE launches a secure supply chain for industry-grade servers
HPE (Hewlett-Packard Enterprise) launched a reliable supply chain initiative last week to address the growth in demand for domestically manufactured and trustworthy servers. The company announced that it shipped its first ProLiant DL380T servers.
The servers were made in a secure facility and in... Read more
Lenovo will release 30 ThinkPads and ThinkStations with Ubuntu Linux
Windows remains the top desktop option for most users. However, more popular computer OEMs are making Linux desktops available in a broader way than previous years. Lenovo, which stands out as the top PC vendor in the world right now, is rolling out Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS across 30 Lenovo ThinkPads... Read more
Microsoft working on new Intel Core i5-based laptop
Microsoft is working on a Surface ‘Sparti’ clamshell laptop that will be the latest offering to compete with Chromebooks. If you were wondering whether Microsoft would launch more Surface hardware, it looks like they will.
One of the new PCs that might be a headliner for the October 2020 vir... Read more
HP releases the Z series of workstations and ZCentral virtual system
The market is demanding more powerful devices that can allow remote working to be faster. Users can perform heavy tasks like editing videos, architectural design, reading images, and working on algorithms in the background.
HP has just launched a series of workstations for their Z series and a Z... Read more