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PC Shipment data is up, but the news isn’t good

IDC, Gartner and Canalys all out with their PC data.  Canalys reports shipments up 12.7 percent year on year globally.    Gartner is reporting PC shipments…

Microsoft’s new remote work policy

Microsoft has announced that it is allowing more of its employees to work from home permanently.     Quoting the Verge: Microsoft will now allow employees to…

Diversity in Big Tech

I want to highlight some reporting in Axios around diversity in tech – the headline is that the gaps are big.  The reporting did analysis…

The “lie” and “fallacy” of as a service

File this under “opposing views”.   Coming out of the Canalys Forum, Mike Norris, the head of Comptuacenter, Europe’s largest reseller called the idea of selling…

Which industries are winners, and which losers?

Industry research company Canalys hosted their forum event virtually and presented some new insights on the market – particularly about industries, and winners and losers.…

More MSP moves from Microsoft

Microsoft has added cloud-based multi-tenancy for MSPs to Microsoft 365’s admin center.   This handles management on behalf of customers, mergers and acquisitions, test and production,…

Slack connects organizations … more

Slack has announced further extension of its Slack Connect functionality, which in 2021 will allow employees to directly connect with people from other organizations. The…