Ibase Technology holds rosy business outlook for 2016
Nov 26, 10:33
Industrial computing device maker Ibase Technology, through close partnerships with US-based digital signage software developer Scala, foresees steady orders for digital signage products and solutions and is optimistic about its operations in 2016, according to the company.
Inventec achieves major improvement in server orders for 2017
Nov 24, 14:08
With Intel expected to launch its next-generation server platform Purley in the second half of 2017, vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Lenovo have recently started finishing their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for server orders for 2017 and Inventec reportedly has landed a majority...
Quanta, Wiwynn see more orders from server clients for 2016
Nov 23, 15:32
Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, are expected to land more cloud server orders from their clients in 2016 as Internet service providers are looking to reduce their suppliers in order to further cut costs. Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are expected to be impacted by the dec...
Microsoft Dynamics AX delivers the power of the cloud to businesses
Nov 20, 14:50
Microsoft has announced that the next release of its flagship ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX, will be generally available in the first quarter of 2016. The new release, architected for the cloud, brings the power and intelligence of the next generation of cloud computing in an enterprise-class...
Innodisk 3Q15 revenues and profits rise
Nov 20, 10:40
Taiwan-based Innodisk, which develops and manufactures industrial-class storage products, has announced net profits of NT$176 million (US$5.41 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$1.2 billion for the third quarter of 2015. Net EPS for the quarter came to NT$2.84.
Asustek assigns new head of R&D team
Nov 19, 14:45
Asustek Computer has appointed its vice president Joe Hsieh to lead its R&D unit, the Da Vinci Laboratory, to focus on developing technology for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications.
Worldwide PELS market continues to shrink in 3Q15, says IDC
Nov 16, 16:05
Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments declined 13.4% on year to 16.7 million units in the third quarter of 2015, but were up 10.3% compared to the previous quarter, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal and Entry- Level Storage Tracker. Shipment values declined along with shipments,...
Quanta reports strong performance for 3Q15
Nov 13, 13:40
Quanta Computer has reported its financial results for the third quarter with consolidated revenues growing 9.9% sequentially and 12.9% on year to reach NT$275.9 billion (US$8.44 billion). Its gross margins stood at 4.27%, with operating profits increasing 1.4% sequentially to reach NT$4.52 billion...
Inventec optimistic about its product lines in 2016
Nov 13, 11:28
With a strong financial report for the third quarter, Inventec is optimistic about its performance in 2016 and expects its notebook and server shipments to both achieve on-year growth, while handheld mobile device shipments will rise from 50-60 million units to 70 million units. The company's two solar...
Quanta lands server orders from Uber and Wiwynn from Twitter
Nov 10, 00:11
Seeing competition growing fierce, Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, have turned to target second-tier Internet service providers for orders with Quanta receiving orders from Uber for its datacenter and Wiwynn acquiring orders from Twitter, according to sources from the upstream...
Advantech revenues increase in October
Stockwatch - Nov 9, 16:15
Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.256 billion (US$99.46 million) for October 2015, representing a 1.37% increase on month and 5.19% increase on year.
Asustek, Xiaomi pushing into robot business
Nov 4, 15:24
Asustek Computer and China-based Xiaomi have been aggressively developing robot solutions for the past few years and Asustek is expected to unveil its medical care robot products in 2016, while Xiaomi's subsidiary Ninebot has recently announced its in-house-developed self-balancing two-wheel electric...
Virtualized video encoders to grow to US$888 million in 2020, says report
Oct 27, 15:35
The continued push towards cloud computing throughout the IT industry is making its way into video markets. Virtualization in the encoder market is expected to grow from 34% of the market in 2014 to 44% in 2020, according to ABI Research. As service providers look to expand their offerings, the desire...
Cisco turns to place server orders with Wistron
Oct 22, 15:52
The fourth-largest server brand vendor worldwide Cisco reportedly has recently switched its manufacturing partner to Wistron from Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) because of Foxconn's joint venture partnership with Hewlett-Packard (HP), according to sources from the upstream supply...
IBM pushing competitiveness in server CPU market
Oct 22, 15:13
IBM has recently decided to open part of its software source code for the China government to examine, and with IBM's action to license its Power chip architecture to China's chip designers in 2014, sources from the server supply chain believe IBM is looking to compete against Intel in the server CPU...
Foxconn to partner with Alibaba to create fund-raising platform for start-ups
Oct 15, 15:18
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will cooperate with China-based Alibaba to provide more services for their jointly established fund-raising platform for start-up companies. Foxconn will provide its design, R&D, supply and smart manufacturing abilities, while Alibaba...
Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2015 opens
Oct 14, 15:27
Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2015 (Autumn Edition) is taking place during October 13-16, with more than 4,100 enterprises from 27 countries or areas showcasing their products or services, according to organizers, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
Synergy to be generated from acquisition of EMC, says Dell executive
Oct 14, 15:15
In response to the question whether it is worth US$67 billion for Dell to acquire EMC, Dell's CTO of Enterprise Solutions Group Paul Perez on October 13 indicated in Taipei that the acquisition will generate synergy because EMC focuses on large enterprises and Dell on medium-size ones. In addition...
Advantech revenues increase in September
Stockwatch - Oct 12, 16:23
Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.212 billion (US$99.54 million) for September 2015, representing a 3.73% increase on month and 3.69% increase on year.
Acer encouraging staff to transfer to BYOC business
Sep 29, 14:00
Acer has been encouraging its staff to transfer to the Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business and is planning to adjust its performance evaluation program to boost workers' willingness to transfer.
Foxconn invests in China-based LifeSmart
Sep 25, 11:28
Foxconn Electronics has committed equity investment in China-based LifeSmart, an Internet-based smart home device vendor, by participating in a capital increase project initiated by LifeSmart, according to industry sources.
Lenovo to merge server brands in 2017
Sep 17, 11:56
Following the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business, Lenovo is planning to merge its two server brands into one and use the unified brand to release products in 2017. Lenovo is already developing new products for 2017, according to product marketing director of Lenovo's Taipei server R&D Center,...
EMEA thin client market shrinks to 5 year low, says IDC
Sep 11, 16:03
The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) thin client market faced its third consecutive quarter of negative growth in the second quarter of 2015, reaching the lowest volume in five years. Shipments contracted 17.7% on year to 385,000 units, according to the EMEA Quarterly Enterprise Client Device...
Adlink enjoys over 10% on-year growth in August revenues
Sep 11, 15:39
Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player Adlink Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$788 million (US$24.35 million) for August, down slightly by 1.16% on month, but up 12.23% on year, with combined consolidated revenues for the first eight months of 2015 reaching NT$6.16 billion, up...
Chicony Power enjoys on-month revenue growth in August
Sep 7, 22:22
Chicony Power has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.34 billion (US$71.52 million), up 8.99% on month, while combined consolidated revenues from January-August were NT$16.75 billion, down slightly by 2.1% on year.
Advantech reports on-month revenue drop for August 2015
Sep 7, 21:48
Advantech Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$94.77 million) for August 2015, representing a 2.27% drop on month, but a 7.82% increase on year. The company has totaled NT$25.08 billion in year-to-date revenues, up 6.93% compared with the same time last year.
IT services spending in CEE is back on track, says IDC
Sep 7, 15:21
IT services spending in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region is bound to emerge from the prolonged stagnation and return to growth in 2015, according to IDC. The CEE IT services market (excluding Russia) will expand at a compound annual growth rate of 4.8% to exceed US$11 billion in total IT...
Acer targeting robot business
Sep 4, 15:59
Acer CEO Jason Chen revealed that the company is planning to invest in a firm that is mainly focusing on robot R&D, before the end of 2015, but he said that the business still requires some time to mature and is unlikely to make great contribution to the company in 2-3 years.