Global PC sales fall sharply in Q1, Apple suffers biggest drop
Global PC sales fell sharply in the first quarter of 2023. Apple in particular saw a sharp decline in Mac sales.
According to research firm IDC, PC sales fell 29 percent to a total of 56.9 million in the first quarter of 2023. In the first quarter of 2022, 80.2 million PCs still crossed the coun... Read more
Study: Holistic approach can improve cyber readiness
New research suggests that the adoption of a "virtuous cycle" model can close security gaps.
This week Darktrace, the cybersecurity AI provider, announced the release of a new IDC InfoBrief that it has sponsored. The report is entitled "Building the Case for a Virtuous Cycle in Cybersecurity" an... Read more
‘Worst-ever quarterly decline in global PC shipments’
It's no secret that the holiday season wasn't kind to the personal computer market. According to analyst firms Gartner and International Data Corp (IDC), global PC shipments took a major hit, plummeting by a staggering 28 percent.
Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like things will be looking up any... Read more
‘Databases are the largest driver of enterprise hardware spending’
Analyst firm IDC reveals an increase in worldwide spending on on-premises storage hardware. Investments in cloud computing storage grew even faster. The trend is driven by a demand for databases.
One of the biggest concerns of tech companies is effectively managing and securing their data. In i... Read more
PC and laptop sales plunge while Apple is up
Sales of PCs and laptops continue to decline worldwide, according to researchers from IDC in a report on the third quarter of 2022. Contrary to the trend, Apple recorded sales growth in the latest quarter.
The global PC and laptop market has been struggling with declining sales for some time. I... Read more
‘Desktop and laptop sales down, consumers tighten belts’
PC and laptops sales declined worldwide in the second quarter of 2022. Market researchers from IDC detailed the trend in a quarterly report.
The Q2 2022 report shows that global PC and laptop sales declined by 15.3 percent compared to the same quarter in 2021. A total of 71.3 million PCs and la... Read more
‘PC sales boom subsides’
IDC market researchers conclude that the PC sales boom of the past two years is slowly waning.
The pandemic caused worldwide desktop and laptop sales to increase considerably in the past two years. According to IDC, the sales boom is waning. The market researchers studied the latest quarter's w... Read more
IDC reports indicate a decline in pc monitor sales
For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the PC monitor market has shown a year-on-year decline. The findings were reported by IDC last week. The 7.2% year-on-year decline in the third quarter of 2021 amounted to about 34.8 million units made.
The decline follows five ... Read more
Dell enhances its Edge products and offers more extreme environments
Dell is stepping up its push to be among the top players at the Edge of corporate networks. The company aims to achieve this using a set of new servers and specially built platforms designed to function in the most remote and extreme environments.
Edge computing comprises a distributed architect... 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