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PC demand increasing
Published in News
Thursday, 13 January 2022 11:44

PC demand increasing

Just like the old days  

Market research firms Gartner and IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that the worldwide PC market has grown again throughout 2021, as demand for traditional PCs continued during a global chip shortage.

Gartner sees smartphone recovery
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 30 November 2020 10:07

Gartner sees smartphone recovery

5G is the cause

Beancounters at analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting their Tarot cards and rattling their collective bones to divine that there is a recovery underway for the smartphone market.

5G will not save the industry until next year
Published in Network

Longer if stupid people continue to set fire to towers

Beancounters at Gartner have been shuffling some tarot cards and reached the conclusion that 5G is not going to save the telco industry this year.

Gartner predicts a drop in IT spending for this year
Published in Cloud

But cloud still making money

Beancounters at Gartner have added up some numbers and divided them by their collective shoesize and reached the conclusion that global tech spending will drop eight percent in 2020.

IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2020
Published in News

Increase of 3.4 percent

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.4 percent from 2019, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

Gartner's top 10 technology trends for the New Year
Published in News

Hyperautomation, blockchain and artificial intelligence security

Analyst outfit Gartner has been shuffling its tarot deck to do do some predictions for this year's disruptive tech.

Gartner and IDC agree PC market is still sliding
Published in PC Hardware

58.5 million in the first quarter of 2019

Beancounters at Gartner and IDC have agreed on an exact figure PC shipment for the first quarter   – unfortunately, it is pretty bleak.

IBM still waving blockchain flag
Published in Cloud
Friday, 10 August 2018 11:58

IBM still waving blockchain flag


Despite corporates losing interest

Interest in Blockchain technology is fading according to new Gartner research.  

Companies don't have enough skilled security staff
Published in News

Things are going to get worse

Analyst outfit Gartner has warned that two thirds of companies do not have the in house staff able to deal with security issues.

Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for enterprises
Published in News

Big G gives thumbs down

A top Gartner analyst has said that Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for enterprises after the software king of the world posted changes to its support schedule.