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Dell server shipments, revenues enjoying double-digit growth, says top executive

Jul 24, 16:10

Dell's server shipments and revenues have been growing at a double-digit rate over the past few years, and it now ranks as the second-largest server vendor globally in terms of shipments and revenues, according to Ashley Gorakhpurwalla, vice president and general manager of server solutions unit at...

Broadband consumption being driven by mobile devices, says firm

Jul 24, 11:24

Broadband consumption is being driven by the proliferation of smartphones, which is at 37% global personal penetration, and tablet devices, with a global household penetration of 26%. This rapid growth in demand is being fueled by a growing range of functionality and services, according to Futuresource...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new servers for IoT business opportunities

Jul 23, 14:21

Japan-based server brand vendor Fujitsu launched several new server products in Taiwan on July 22, eying the business opportunities from Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Fujitsu launches new servers for IoT in Taiwan

Over 80% of cloud computing patents still focus on computing technology, says MIC

Jul 21, 14:54

As the cloud boom continues to drive technologies forward, global patent deployment is highly concentrated on the computing technology field, which accounts for 81.8% of all cloud computing patents. Coupled with the other four fields of telecommunications, digital communication, basic communication...

IPC makers pushing EtherCAT-based solutions for Made in China 2025 project

Jul 21, 14:06

Taiwan-based industrial PC makers including Advantech, Adlink Technology, Nexcom and Delta Technology have all been pushing products based on the Ethernet for Control Automation Technology (EtherCAT) standard, looking to enter into China's Made in China 2025 project.

Compal server business to benefit from Lenovo, Dell orders

Jul 20, 21:27

Compal Electronics has recently expanded its server R&D team to 300 technicians and will continue to recruit more talent because of increasing server orders from Lenovo and the existing ones from Dell, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Compal declined to comment on its clients,...

India x86 server market on a growth path in 1Q15, says IDC

Jul 16, 14:47

According to IDC APeJ Server Tracker, the x86 server market in India grew 7.5% in terms of shipments, while in terms of revenues the market witnessed a double-digit percentage on-year growth in the first quarter of 2015. A key highlight of this quarter was the increased uptake of higher priced density...

Growth in cloud deployments counteracts flat EMEA infrastructure market in 1Q15, says IDC

Jul 15, 16:02

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud Infrastructure Tracker, IT infrastructure spending (server, disk storage, and Ethernet switch) for public and private cloud in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) grew 16% on year to reach US$1.01 billion in revenues in the first quarter of 2015...

Security a must for IoT market: Q&A with NXP EVP Steve Owen

Jul 15, 12:01

The acquisition of Freescale by NXP Semiconductors will make NXP the world's second largest MCU supplier after the merger. The deal highlights NXP's goal of making a significant inroad into the IoT application market by optimizing Freescale's MCU portfolio as well as its own comprehensive lineups of...

NXP EVP snf CMO Steve Owen

Micron boosts data center storage security with new SATA SSD featuring enterprise data encryption

Jul 14, 15:41

Micron Technology has announced a new encryption-enhanced solid state drive (SSD) for read-centric data center workloads, accelerating the transition from legacy hard disk drives (HDDs) to higher-performance flash-based storage. The M510DC combines a suite of firmware data protection features with...

Foxconn reports increased sales for June

Jul 10, 10:19

Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$318.56 billion (US$10.27 billion) for June, up 5.62% sequentially and 0.49% on year.

Advantech reports revenue growth for June 2015

Stockwatch - Jul 9, 10:03

Advantech Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.73 billion (US$120.21 million) for June 2015, representing a 24.16% increase on month and 19.94% increase on year.

PC, server demand in Russia rebounding, say Taiwan makers

Jul 8, 11:51

Russia-based Internet service providers, along with growing demand for hardware used in data centers, have resumed placement of orders with Taiwan-based PC and server vendors/makers, according to these vendors/makers.

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure spending to grow 26% in 2015, says IDC

Jul 7, 15:42

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) will grow by 26.4% in 2015 and will reach US$33.4 billion, accounting for a third of all IT infrastructure spending, up from 28.1% in 2014. Private...

Intel to push IoT business partnerships with China supply chain

Jul 6, 15:41

Intel, in a move to tighten its partnerships with the China-based supply chain, is planning to host a summit prior to its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) San Francisco starting August 17 to unveil its newest strategy with the supply chain for the Internet of things (IoT) industry, according to sources...

Acer cooperates with Hope Bay Technologies to launch OfficeBox

Jul 6, 14:42

Acer has cooperated with Hope Bay Technologies to launch OfficeBox, an enterprise-use cloud storage solution, in the Taiwan market through Acer's sales channels for business-use IT products, according to Acer Taiwan president Towny Huang.

Promise Technology develops cloud computing-based surveillance solution for Asahi Net

Jul 3, 14:35

Hardware/software storage solution provider Promise Technology has cooperated with Denmark-based VMS (video management software) provider Milestone Systems A/S to develop a cloud computing-based surveillance solution for Japan-based Asahi Net to provide cloud computing-based surveillance services in...

Acer to form 1,000-member team for BYOC business in a year

Jul 2, 15:14

Acer currently has about 200 employees in Taiwan and North America specifically for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business unit, and as demand for BYOC services has far exceeded supply capacity, the company plans to recruit more R&D and marketing personnel in one year to form a 1,000-member team,...

Taipower to limit power supply to industrial users

Jun 30, 15:03

With Taiwan's power consumption having risen significantly due to hot weather, the government-owned Taipower's operating reserve may drop to as low as 2.2% shortly and the issue could lead to malfunctions of some of its mid- or large-size machines. As a result, Taipower is planning to cut power supply...

TEEMA opens 2nd Smart Living Center in Nantong, China

Jun 30, 14:49

The second Smart Living Center, planned by the Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) and located in Nantong, China opened on June 29, linked with the Smart Living Center in Taiwan. The two centers represent cross-strait communication and partnership.

Guo Tai-qiang, TEEMA chairman (right)

Broadcom expands strategic collaborations in China

Jun 26, 15:58

Broadcom has announced a series of MoU agreements with several China-based companies, including Hangzhou H3C Technologies, Inspur and StarTimes. The signing of these agreements reflects Broadcom's ongoing commitment to expand strategic relationships in Asia and drive further innovation in home entertainment...

Mitac prepares 3 new IoT products for cars

Jun 24, 22:23

Taiwan-based Mitac International is aggressively trying to enter into the Internet of Things (IoT) for the car market via its sub-brand Magellan and has recently launched three new products under the brand, the Magellan Navigation Box, designed specifically for cross-country enthusiasts; Smartphone...

Commentary: Taiwan notebook vendors, ODMs cautious about 2H15 outlook

Jun 24, 14:51

Taiwan-based notebook vendors and ODMs are guardedly optimistic about the prospects of the notebook market for the second half of 2015 and are pinning their hopes on the release of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.

InnoDisk, Supermicro and Toshiba team up for SSD cloud storage

Jun 22, 11:32

Taiwan-based InnoDisk, which develops and manufactures industrial-class storage products, has disclosed the company is partnering with NAND flash chip vendor Toshiba and Super Micro Computer (Supermicro), a specialist in application-optimized servers, workstations, blades, storage and GPU systems,...

Digitimes Research: IoT market pushing DIY smart home solutions

Jun 17, 22:45

The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought multiple applications and new business models for the development of smart home, which in turn may also bring about a take-off for the smart home industry, according to Digitimes Research.

Embedded server product maker Artesyn opens new R&D center in Taiwan

Jun 16, 15:42

To provide better service to its Taiwan-based cloud server clients such as Quanta Computer, Inventec and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), embedded computing and power product maker Artesyn Embedded Technologies opened an R&D center in Taiwan on June 15.

Jay Geldmacher, CEO of Artesyn and Stephen Dow, chairman of Artesyn

Quanta to strengthen software R&D for enterprise server business

Jun 16, 15:34

Quanta Computer reportedly is planning to expand its server business software team and will double the existing personnel to 100 by the end of 2015 and double the number again to 200 in 2016 to prepare for entering the enterprise server industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Thin and terminal client results disappoint in 1Q15, says IDC

Jun 15, 15:40

The global thin and terminal client market deteriorated during the first quarter of 2015, declining 7.8% on year, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Client Device Tracker.

Adlink focuses 2015 operations on enhancing smart application

Jun 12, 10:48

Industrial computing device maker Adlink Technology focuses 2015 business operations on strengthening development of product lines for smart application to automated measurement and testing, networking and communication, medical purposes, transportation, military purposes and information used in entertainment,...

Global 2015 semiconductor market less favorable, says VIS executive

Jun 11, 22:02

Handset makers are still working through some inventory issues while the IoT market boom has not yet arrived, said FC Tseng, vice chairman for specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), during the company's recent shareholders meeting. 2015 will not be as good as 2014, Tseng in...

FC Tseng

MediaTek partners with AMobile for IoT solutions

Jun 11, 15:57

In addition to cooperating with industrial PC players such as Advantech, MediaTek has also established a joint venture with AMobile, looking to create Internet of things (IoT) solutions with AMobile's experience in the supply chain and the end market.

Foxconn revenues down 14% on month in May

Jun 10, 21:24

Foxconn Electronics has reported revenues of NT$301.6 billion (US$9.71 billion) for May, down 14.4% from the previous month but up 12.6% from a year earlier. For the first five months of 2015 revenues amounted to NT$1.668 trillion, increasing 15.4% on year.

Advantech sees decreased May revenues

Jun 10, 15:24

Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.01 billion (US$97.4 million) for May 2015, representing a 8.22% drop on month and 0.27% drop on year.

Cadence, TSMC collaborate on IoT IP subsystem

Jun 9, 11:20

Cadence Design Systems has announced that it is collaborating with TSMC on the development of an Internet of Things (IoT) IP subsystem demonstration platform for TSMC's ultra-low power (ULP) process. Targeting wearable, home automation, always-on and industrial control applications, the IP subsystem...

Enterprise storage spending increases 6.8% in 1Q15, says IDC

Jun 8, 15:32

Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenues grew 6.8% on year to nearly US$8.8 billion during the first quarter of 2015, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker. Total capacity shipments were up 41.1% on year to 28.3EB (exabytes) during the quarter.

Acer expects more new partners for BYOC platform in 2H15

Jun 5, 15:19

Acer has announced it has partnered with Marvell, China-based Hipad, and Canonical, developer of the Ubuntu Linux operating system to expand the ecosystem of its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform. President of Acer BYOC business unit Maverick Shih noted that more new partners and solutions will...

Acer welcomes partners to join the BYOC platform

Congatec to build R&D center in Taiwan for better services in Asia

Jun 4, 16:00

Germany-based embedded PC module maker Congatec has announced it will establish an R&D center in Taiwan. The facility will be the company's first R&D center in Asia and the fifth worldwide. With the facility, Congatec is looking to strengthen its embedded design & manufacturing services...

Taiwan companies with SoC expertise can focus on low-power technologies for IoT, says ARM executive

Jun 4, 14:06

Taiwan-based IC companies should utilize their expertise in SoC technology to focus on the development of low-power technologies, which would enable them to seize opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector, according to Ian Drew, CMO and EVP of marketing for ARM.

Ian Drew, CMO and EVP of Marketing for ARM

Commentary: Taiwan could lag China in developing Big Data businesses

Jun 4, 11:06

Taiwan could lag behind China in the development of Big Data related businesses as Taiwan makers are still focusing on hardware products such as servers and storage devices, while rivals in China have stepped up efforts to develop applications and ecosystems.

Aidmics pushing innovations for biotechnology industry

Jun 3, 13:59

Several Taiwan-based start-up companies are at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them is Aidmics Biotechnology, which is showcasing its latest inspection products that are able to connect with smart mobile devices, and is aggressively looking to enter into the worldwide animal...

TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges

Jun 3, 11:59

Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record number of more than 5,000 exhibition booths, is expected to remain as a robust platform where vendors showcase their new...

TH Tung, chairman of Taipei Computer Association

Google to launch Chromebox digital signage solutions via AOpen in 3Q15

Jun 3, 11:53

Google will launch two Chromebox digital signage solutions for commercial application through cooperation with Taiwan-based AOpen in the middle of the third quarter of 2015, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

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IoT just keeps coming and coming, but what about power?

Jun 3, 11:53

In 2012, Germany initialed the "Industry 4.0" plan at the Hannover Messe, whose purpose is to drive the Internet of Things (IoT). Its goal is to facilitate automated production and well as IT-supported production under the M2M framework, and to allow the production model to transform from...

PoE systems, which integrate Ethernet communications and the supply of power

Geared up for IoT: Q&A with Allen Wu, president of ARM Greater China

Jun 2, 18:58

The Cortex-A72 processor is ARM's highest-performance and most advanced processor. Based on the ARMv8-A architecture and launched in early 2015, the Cortex-A72 CPU is meant not only for mobile applications, but also for the enterprise networking and server SoC markets.

Allen Wu

Computex 2015: Intel unveils innovations for IoT industry and new Broadwell-H processors

Jun 2, 15:58

Intel has announced products and solutions that will deliver new user experiences and support the computing ecosystem's expansion into new areas. During the opening keynote address at Computex 2015, Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Client Computing Group encouraged...

Intel fifth-generation Core (Broadwell-H) processors

Front-end to back-end, choosing the right IoT memory solution by application

Jun 2, 15:56

According to market research institutes, by 2020, the entire world will have 50 billion pieces of equipment that can connect to the Internet. From wearable devices such as smart bracelets and smart watches to smart home appliances, smart corporate buildings, smart factories, connected cars and various...

From IoT to MU-MIMO: Q&A with Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

Jun 2, 14:52

Networking is a hot topic these days, whether it is connecting all devices in the Internet of Things market, increasing Wi-Fi transmission rates in the home and enterprise markets through the introduction of MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output) or by simply increasing the speed of...

Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

PC evolution, cloud and emergence of IoT: Q&A with Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

Jun 2, 14:42

One thing that everyone can agree on is that the IT industry is all about change. But the more things change, the more things stay the same. For example, it always seems to be Intel that is at the forefront of the PC industry, driving the market by enabling new technologies while rethinking more mature...

Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

Taiwan university transfers intelligent medical cloud platform to US-based Inform Genomics

Jun 2, 12:07

Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University has transferred technology for an intelligent medical cloud computing platform to Inform Genomics, a US-based company using proprietary analytical platforms to develop genomic-based precision medicine products, for about NT$10 million (US$324,700), according...

Intel to acquire Altera for US$16.7 billion

Jun 2, 11:47

Intel and Altera have jointly announced a definitive agreement under which Intel would acquire Altera for US$54 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$16.7 billion.

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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