Articles By Chris Lau

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How Apple’s computers fit in the enterprise

Apple makes great hardware. Known for its attention to aesthetics, from computers to phones to tablets, Apple ensures its designs...

February 3rd, 2016 Chris Lau
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Which tablet is suitable for the enterprise: Apple iPad Pro or Microsoft Surface Pro 4?

The IT department might scoff at the prices these days for mobile devices. Gone are the days for buying sturdy...

January 22nd, 2016 Chris Lau
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What to expect from BlackBerry at CES 2016

BlackBerry is starting the year enjoying the positive momentum from the BlackBerry Android device release. Sales for the PRIV device...

January 5th, 2016 Chris Lau
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2016 might be Advanced Micro Devices’ year

When consumers think processors, they think Intel. For servers, businesses think of that chip maker too. That is tough for...

December 23rd, 2015 Chris Lau
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IBM positions itself for disruption

IBM has a monumental task ahead in its quest for growth. To meet that goal, IBM needs to be disruptive....

December 2nd, 2015 Chris Lau
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Embrace faster memory and storage

Embrace the shift in memory and storage A bit shift is underway for memory chips. Manufacturers are promoting DDR4, which...

November 24th, 2015 Chris Lau
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Hewlett-Packard Enterprise searches for growth in hybrid clouds

Hewlett-Packard is serious about succeeding in the enterprise space. After splitting itself into two firms – one firm in Printing...

November 11th, 2015 Chris Lau
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IBM’s transition progresses, driven by acquisitions strategy

Over the last three months, IBM continued its turnaround. Business is improving in cloud, analytics, social, mobile, and security. Unsurprisingly,...

October 26th, 2015 Chris Lau
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BlackBerry Priv (Android) will have all the sweetness of passport and more

In August, I suggested that BlackBerry wind down its hardware phone business. So long as revenue grew in enterprise software,...

October 2nd, 2015 Chris Lau
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IBM provides insight at its business analytics conference

IBM provided updates to its new initiatives at its business analytics conference on September 16th. The company focused primarily on...

September 22nd, 2015 Chris Lau