Reduce dependence on traditional PC
More and more IT giants into a collective transition. Recently, the world’s second largest PC maker Dell announced it would invest one billion U.S. dollars building data centers, and further development of cloud computing services, from traditional PC makers Dell marking solutions provider to the transformation.
In fact, this characteristic with the transformation of IBM technology, not just Dell, HP, the boss of the PC industry is also stepping up the pace, industry analysis, along with the traditional PC industry profits rapidly thinning, growth continued to “slow”, there will be increasingly The more PC manufacturers took the road of transformation.
$ 1,000,000,000 development cloud
In the just-concluded “Dell 2011 China Technology Forum”, the world’s second-largest PC maker announced it will invest in fiscal year 2012, $ 1,000,000,000, including the implementation of next-generation data center computing, intelligent data management and end-user solutions for the transformation of the fields. It also clearly sends a message to the outside world – Dell to determine a strategic “transformation” direction，that is, shift from the traditional PC vendors solutions (IT services).
It is understood that Dell is planning to build cloud computing data centers worldwide, including Japan, the United States and India, global vice president of Dell Greater China president Yang Chao said in an interview, Dell plans to set up a data center in China, but the specific choice of location information is not yet disclosed.
It seems in the industry, Dell has invested heavily in the further development of cloud computing services are designed to alleviate some of the core business of traditional PC dependency. Market research firm Gartner reports that by 2012, cloud services market from 2010 operating income 683 billion dollars to 102.1 billion U.S. dollars. This huge market demand has prompted a number of technology companies for their services by building data centers, these include the Amazon, IBM and other companies.
In addition to Dell, HP has the cloud services as the core of its new strategy, IBM also sees it as the next growth engine of the four factors. IBM predicts that by 2015, the cloud computing service will bring $ 7,000,000,000 of its income, blue giant, has also invested in recent years more than 30 billion acquisition of cloud computing services company.
In just the past 3 months, Dell set up in Chengdu, production, sales and customer service in one of the global operations base, will be put into operation the first end of the year “Chengdu-made” PC products.
Contest staged at the end of flat
Into April, the domestic flat-panel market finally usher in the real “battle front” – Apple iPad2, associate music pad, Motorola XOOM, Asus EeePad so listed. In the past, flat-panel market, the major manufacturers are beating the drums for more, as the product of mass production, meaning started to accept the market test.
As for Dell, in fact, been introduced as early as last year’s 5-inch flat-panel Streak, in the global flat panel market, with Apple chase, however, as some flat-panel models, Dell’s 5-inch flat iPad official in the mainland market has not yet been market, however, this technology has finally seen its shadow on the forum.
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