Articles about Gartner Symposium Itxpo

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Android's defences against malicious apps dissed by security bods

Google's bold claims that Android doesn't have a malware problem and is more secure than Apple's iOS have singularly failed to convince security researchers. No less a figure than Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, declared Android to be “more secure” than the iPhone, during the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, …
John Leyden, 21 Oct 2013
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Microsoft Office on iPad: U can't touch this (yet) says Ballmer

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says Office for the iPad is coming, but not before a fully touch-enabled version of the suite arrives for Windows. "iPad will be picked up when there's a touch first user interface," Ballmer told the audience at the Gartner Symposium ITXpo in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday. "That's in progress for …
Neil McAllister, 08 Oct 2013

Crystal ball sees tepid IT growth to 2014

If you were expecting the IT market to suddenly start expanding again like it was 1999, you are in for a splash of cold water in the face to wake you from that dream. According to the prognosticators at Gartner, IT spending is on track to hit $2.4 trillion in 2010, up 2.4 per cent compared to last year. This may not sound like …

Dell pushes $9bn sales through the channel

For a mostly direct company, Dell has bloody big channel revenues too - $9bn a year and rising. That's what High Panjandrum Michael Dell told the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida this week. As a matter of course, computer dealers don't like their PC suppliers to sell direct to the public. For starters,they can't …
Team Register, 11 Oct 2007

$3 trillion gets you 14m Microsofts at PC World (Ballmers not inc.)

As usual, we'll start with the good news. Carly Fiorina is back in the public eye after far too long an absence following her departure from HP two years ago. The former CEO and chairman of HP will serve as a commentator for Fox Business Network, a financial news television channel being launched by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp …
Billy MacInnes, 11 Oct 2007
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IT spending to top $3 trillion in 2007

Global spending on IT is set to reach $3.1 trillion this year, according to the latest research from analysts at Gartner. The figure represents an eight per cent increase from the previous year, while spending for 2008 is forecast to grow 5.5 per cent, reaching a total of $3.3 trillion. The figures were revealed at the opening …
Stephen Errity, 10 Oct 2007
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Adding mobility with Antenna Software

Editors' Blog I recently had a chance to talk to a couple of execs from Antenna Software - Gregg Plekan, SVP Product Development and Jim Somers, VP of Marketing – about its Antenna Mobility Platform (AMP), announced at San Francisco Gartner Symposium/ITxpo on April 23, 2007. Antenna Software has been around since 1998 or so and claims to be …
David Norfolk, 30 Apr 2007
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IT upturn on its way – Gartner

The much-talked about IT recovery is on its way, Gartner says. According to Michael Fleisher, CEO of the analyst firm, more and more corporate IT managers plan to replace aging equipment, apply new technologies to improve efficiency, and pursue new opportunities created by advances in open-source software and wireless …
Tim Richardson, 22 Oct 2003
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Gartner predicts slow recovery next year

European IT budgets will show marginal growth this year, with discretionary spending almost non-existent, and only sluggish growth next year. That's the main findings of Gartner's 2003 IT Budget Survey in Europe, which quizzed 420 respondents working in various sectors across Europe on their spending plans for this year and …
John Leyden, 11 Mar 2003
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Gartner slams 3G navel gazing

The mobile industry is forgetting consumers in its obsession with debts, doubts and delays surrounding third generation mobile phones. Adam Daum, VP and Chief Analyst at GartnerG2 (Gartner's research arm), said "the industry has been too obsessed with 3G technology to the detriment of the needs of consumers. "The vast majority …
John Leyden, 06 Nov 2002
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Gartner CEO gets Darwinian

If it's an IT company and your mum's heard of it, chances are it won't exist "in its current form in three years". That's what Michael Fleisher, chairman and CEO of Gartner, the IT analyst firm, reckons. The HP-Compaq combo is simply the first of many mega-mergers that will be seen in the next few years, he predicts. Speaking …
Drew Cullen, 09 Oct 2001
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Gartner jumps on ‘RDRAM dead’ bandwagon

Analyst group Gartner says that RDRAM will be dead in six to eight months. At the Gartner Symposium/ITXpo in Cannes yesterday, senior analyst Kevin Knox told delegates: "Rambus is pretty much dead. It only made it into some areas such as high-end workstations, but it is dead for the mainstream PC. It is probably not a wise …
Andrew Thomas, 08 Nov 2000