Technavio has announced its top five leading suppliers in the global workplace computing devices market until 2020. These suppliers are selected based on various standards, some of which include technological capabilities, product costs and after-sales services, scalability, product stability and strength, quality standards, and geographical presence.
Top five suppliers of workplace computing devices
The Samsung Group is a multinational conglomerate with subsidiaries such as Samsung Electronics, Samsung C&T Corp., Samsung Heavy Industries, Samsung SDS, Samsung Life Insurance, and Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance Cheil.
In 2016, the company acquired Joyent, a leading public and private cloud services provider, to enhance its cloud-based portfolio.
Apple was established to develop and sell PCs. However, it shifted its focus toward the production of consumer electronics. The company expanded its product portfolio to include magic accessories, software, iCloud, electric vehicles, and energy production.
In 2016, it also introduced the WatchOS 3, which is faster and simpler, and incorporates breakthrough features such as docks, applications, and quick replies.
Lenovo is a multinational technology company based in China. The company designs, develops, and manufactures tablets, smartphones, computers, PCs, electronic storage devices, servers, and workstations.
Lenovo announced its entry into the software-defined storage market in 2016. The same year, it also introduced the world’s first tango-enabled smartphone, the Phab2 Pro.
HP is a leading IT MNC that offers hardware, software, and related business services. In 2015, HP bifurcated into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. HP Inc. is a personal systems and printing solutions provider, whereas Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers technology infrastructure, software, and services.
Dell is the one of the largest technological corporations in the world that offers computer-related products and services. It believes in being socially responsible and attaining environmental sustainability, and this has prompted it to formulate and adopt the Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan.
In 2016, the company sold its subsidiary, Perot Systems, to NTT data company of Japan for USD 3.1 billion. Perot Systems was sold as part of the reorganization subsequent to the acquisition of EMC for USD 67 billion in October 2015.
Technavio is a leading global technology research and advisory company. The company develops over 2000 pieces of research every year, covering more than 500 technologies across 80 countries. Technavio has about 300 analysts globally who specialize in customized consulting and business research assignments across the latest leading edge technologies.
Technavio analysts employ primary as well as secondary research techniques to ascertain the size and vendor landscape in a range of markets. Analysts obtain information using a combination of bottom-up and top-down approaches, besides using in-house market modeling tools and proprietary databases. They corroborate this data with the data obtained from various market participants and stakeholders across the value chain, including vendors, service providers, distributors, re-sellers, and end-users.