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People don’t want tablets, they want iPads

Plus, why Dell's tablet strategy may be off and possible changes to VCE

August 16, 2011

People don't want tablets, they want iPads

The Register

Paul Kunert looks at how Apple continues to dominate the market as rivals slash their prices.

“But in the first week of August, HP resellers and distributors managed to punt just 700 across the Western Europe – 100 in the UK – while HP's Taiwanese rivals flogged a combined 2,300 devices across the region.”

What’s your opinion?

Dell: Does it need a better answer to tablets?

ZDNet

Larry Dignan looks at whether the company’s tablet strategy is enough.

“With corporate PC sales solid and little dependence on the consumer, Dell is in decent shape for the next few quarters. But at some point, Dell may want to find an answer for this quirky thing known as tablets.”

What’s your opinion?

VCE: changes under way at VMware, Cisco and EMC company?

The VAR Guy

The VAR Guy reports on possible changes to the virtualization company.

“Three channel partners indicate that they’ve had VCE meetings canceled in recent weeks, with VCE insiders hinting that the company is adjusting its staffing focus.”

What’s your opinion?