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Business software vendor SAP looks to team up with Taiwan cloud data centers

Dec 16, 22:09

Enterprise software and service provider SAP is looking to sign a number of strategic alliance agreements with Taiwan-based cloud data centers in 2005, driven by growing demand for cloud applications from small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs), according Janice Lai, general manager of SAP Taiwan.

SAP Taiwan general manager Janice Lai

Quanta, Wiwynn to achieve 2014 server business goals

Dec 16, 12:09

Wistron's white-box server subsidiary Wiwynn and Quanta Computer are expected to achieve their server business goals for 2014, but in anticipation of growing competition in the server market in 2015, the two players have already stepped up efforts looking to expand their shipments, according to sources...

Digitimes Research: US server vendors see growing threat from China competitors

Dec 15, 15:33

With the server market's rapid growth and the China government's aggressive efforts to build up the country's server industry, China-based server brand vendors have all seen their annual shipment growths surpassing 50% in the past few years. As Lenovo completed the acquisition of IBM's server business...

IoT boosts embedded systems growth, says IC Insights

Dec 12, 15:15

Since 2006, there have been more embedded systems, industrial equipment, sensor devices, instruments, meters, cameras, animals, and other objects connected to the Internet than humans using computers, smartphones, and other electronics for information technology. Until recently, steady increases in...

Taiwan notebook ODMs looking to expand medical electronics business

Dec 12, 12:03

In view of stagnant demand for notebooks, Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are turning to focus on strengthening their medical electronics business and are forming relationships with hospitals, clinics and medical service providers and looking for potential partners for joint ventures or mergers, according...

Taiwan ODMs pushing into medical electronics industry

Intel announces IoT platform

Dec 10, 15:55

Intel has announced the Intel IoT platform, an end-to-end reference model designed to unify and simplify connectivity and security for the Internet of things (IoT). Intel also introduced integrated hardware and software products based on the new platform and new relationships with an expanded ecosystem...

Advantech has no interest in smart home/appliance industries

Dec 10, 14:58

Taiwan-based leading IPC supplier Advantech will continue to foucs on developing industrial-related products and will not step into the smart home and smart appliance industries although these industries are growing in popularity, according to company chairman KC Liu.

Advantech reports sequential decline in November revenues

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 12:13

Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.895 billion (US$93.39 million) for November 2014, representing a 6.48% drop on month and 6.11% increase on year.

Competition in Taiwan IPC industry heating up

Dec 10, 12:02

Competition in Taiwan's industrial PC (IPC) sector has begun to intensify recently amid rising demand for IPC products and embedded PC systems driven by the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city applications, according to industry sources.

Taiwan ODMs to attract IoT partnerships with fund-raising platforms

Dec 8, 16:02

With Internet of things (IoT) applications growing popular, many Taiwan-based ODMs and EMS providers are planning to establish fund-raising platforms to attract partnerships with designers worldwide, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Advantech, Microsoft to jointly set up IoT platform

Dec 5, 16:09

Advantech will team up with Microsoft to set up an IoT WISE-Cloud (Wireless IoT Sensing Embedded-Cloud) platform to develop related solutions and products for a wide range of IoT and Big Data applications, according to company president Chaney Ho.

Quanta Computer, Wiwynn eye server orders from large retail chains

Dec 5, 14:19

As large retail chains including Walmart, Best Buy and Target plan to set up data centers to operate e-commerce, server makers Quanta Computer and Wiwynn are looking to land orders based on their lower prices compared to brand vendors' quotes, according to industry sources.

Quanta targeting healthcare for IoT

Dec 4, 15:25

Commenting on the Internet of things (IoT) business opportunities, Quanta Computer CTO Ted Chang said the industry in still at the initial stage of development, but the business will grow rapidly since it is not about hardware specification breakthroughs, but whether applications are able to satisfy...

Worldwide server shipments up 1% in 3Q14 while revenues increase 1.7%, says Gartner

Dec 4, 15:16

In the third quarter of 2014, worldwide server shipments grew 1% on year, while revenues moved upward 1.7% from the third quarter of 2013, according to Gartner.

Worldwide Ethernet switch market reaches US$5.99 billion in 3Q14, says IDC

Dec 4, 15:14

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) reached a record US$5.99 billion in the third quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 4.4% on year and 4.9% on quarter. Meanwhile, the worldwide total router market declined 2.7% on year despite growing 3.3% sequentially, according to IDC.

Foxconn earns US$12.4 million from selling GoPro stock

Dec 3, 22:04

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced that its subsidiary Foxteq Holdings sold 211,354 shares of GoPro stock at US$75 per share and earned US$15.85 million from the trade, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

China server player Inspur expects some acquisition results in 2015, says report

Dec 3, 14:52

Seeing Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's x86 server business and competition in the server industry growing fierce, China-based server player Inspur is also aggressively seeking acquisition targets and expects to achieve some results in 2015, according to a Chinese-language National Business Daily...

Taiwan market: Aurora to launch office computing services via cooperation with ITRI

Dec 3, 14:50

Aurora, a distributor of office automation machines and furniture in Taiwan and China, will launch office-use cloud computing software services specifically for use by small- to medium-size enterprises in Taiwan through cooperation with the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute...

Firich invests in Russia casino, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 1, 16:07

POS device maker Firich Enterprises has invested in Tigre de Crystal, a casino being built in the Russian city of Vladivostok, for a 25% stake, and will begin to ship slot machines for use in the casino in December 2014, according to Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN).

Taiwan server ODMs expanding services

Dec 1, 16:01

Taiwan-based server ODMs have been aggressively expanding their services worldwide. Quanta Computer's server centers in Japan, and in China's Hangzhou and Beijing have recently started operating, while its office in Germany will also begin operation by the end of 2014.

Taiwan medical equipment industry output value rising, says IEK

Nov 28, 11:31

Taiwan's medical equipment industry output value has already increased 5.4% on year in 2014 to NT$85.8 billion (US$2.78 billion), driven by demand for new and smart applications, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK) of Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (IT...

China market: VMware tying up with China Telecom to offer hybrid cloud services

Nov 28, 11:06

VMware has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Telecom and will begin to provide VMware hybrid cloud services through China Telecom's networks starting January 2015, according to company vice president and president of Greater China, David Sung.

David Sung, vice president and president of Greater China, VMware

Server player AIC sees SSD server orders from Sony and France client, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 24, 22:04

Taiwan-based server player AIC has recently landed orders from Sony for its NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) server solution SB122-TO and also acquired orders from the largest data center in France for the same device, and the orders are expected to boost the company's gross margins in the fourth...

Xiaomi to launch smart home device soon

Nov 24, 15:53

Xiaomi is planning to launch a product for the smart home market between the end of 2014 and January 2015 and expects the product to surprise the market, according to the head of Xiaomi's smart hardware platform business, Gao Ziguang.

Asustek hosts event to showcase cloud computing, IoT solutions

Nov 19, 21:55

Asustek Computer hosted Asus Cloud Solution Day on November 19 to demonstrate its latest Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing solutions and strategies.

Jonathan Tsang, Asustek vice chairman

Inventec plans to launch cloud computing services via cooperation with Microsoft

Nov 19, 15:45

Inventec is talking with Microsoft about cooperation to integrate Microsoft-developed cloud computing software with Inventec hardware to launch related services in 2015, with target users to be small-to-medium-size enterprises in Taiwan and China, according to the company, adding that Inventec is setting...

Inventec pushes cloud computing services

Microsoft ending support for Windows Server 2003 expected to drive replacement of servers, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 14:55

Microsoft plans to end technical support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015 and this is expected to drive global demand for replacing or upgrading more than 10 million Windows Server 2003 servers, according to industry sources.

Governments in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$12.2 billion on IT in 2014, says Gartner

Nov 17, 15:57

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$12.2 billion on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 1.3% over 2013 revenues of US$12 billion, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending on internal services, software, IT services, data center, devices and telecom...

Digitimes Research: White-box server users focus on rack, micro models pre-installed with Linux

Nov 17, 14:06

As users of white-box servers (produced by ODMs and sold directly to clients) mostly need a large number of small-size, low-power and inexpensive models pre-installed with Linux and customized to some extent, white-box servers are mostly rack or micro types instead of towers or blades.

Commentary: Foxconn strives to rekindle its e-commerce business

Nov 17, 11:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has tried again to build up its e-commerce business by removing its flagship online store, flnet.com, from its host web in China, the Alibaba-run T-Mall.com, and enhanced the presence of flnet.com by promoting "Double 11" Single's Day online...

Alibaba sells over CNY57 billion worth of goods on Double 11 online shopping festival

Nov 12, 15:03

China-based Alibaba Group has announced that total sales concluded through its online shopping platform on the single day of the "Double 11" (November 11, 2014) shopping festival amounted to CNY57.11 billion (US$9.34 billion), an increase of 57.75% from CNY36.2 billion recorded a year earl...

Alibaba posts total transaction value on a signboard

Alibaba building up cloud computing, Big Data services

Nov 11, 15:52

Cloud computer and Big Data services will play an important role of future development of China-based Alibaba Group, according to industry sources.

Alibaba preparing for upcoming global Double 11 online shopping holiday

Nov 10, 22:23

The upcoming so-called "Double 11" online shopping holiday in China will be a crucial test for China-based Internet service giant Alibaba Group Holding after the group debuted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) recently, according to industry sources. The Double 11 shopping festival, which...

Avalue Technology posts 3-quarter net EPS of NT$2.54

Nov 7, 16:15

Embedded computing and industrial computer maker Avalue Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$2.674 billion (US$88.8 million), gross margin of 24.2%, net operating profit of NT$168 million, net profit of NT$133 million and net EPS of NT$2.54 for January-September 2014, the company indicated...

HP-Foxconn server joint venture starts competing for data center orders

Nov 5, 19:06

The server joint venture set up by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Foxconn Electronics has begun to exercise its muscle to solicit data-center server orders from Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon, a trend which will intensify competition in the server segment in 2015, according to industry sources.

Quanta reportedly receives Google server orders for 1Q15

Nov 4, 11:43

Quanta Computer reportedly has received new orders from Google for servers recently and will start supplying in the first quarter of 2015, according to industry sources. Quanta declined to comment on its orders.

Public IT cloud services spending to reach US$127 billion in 2018, says IDC

Nov 4, 00:42

Public IT cloud services spending will reach US$56.6 billion in 2014 and grow to more than US$127 billion in 2018, according to IDC. This represents a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.8%, which is about six times the rate of growth for the overall IT market. In 2018, public IT cloud...

Huawei to be strong competitor in cloud computing industry, says CCAT executive

Oct 28, 14:58

Commenting on recent cloud computing developments, Tzi-Cker Chiueh, secretary general of the Cloud Computing Association in Taiwan (CCAT), has pointed out that business opportunities have become more solid, especially for cloud computing data centers and currently only Taiwan has accumulated sufficient...

Intel updates server processor plan; to release Haswell-EX/EP4S in 2Q15

Oct 27, 15:34

Intel's next-generation server processors for 2015 including new Haswell-EX (Xeon E7 v3 series) and -EP4S (Xeon E5-4600 v3 series), are scheduled to be released in the second quarter of 2015, giving clients more time to transition to the new platform, according to industry sources.

Intel updates server processor plan

Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:20

The Intel Global Summit 2014, which takes place November 3-5, is likely to focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart wearable devices, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Japan new fund raising policy to provide positive benefit to crowd funding market

Oct 20, 15:51

Following the passing of Japan's 2014 amendment of financial instruments and exchange act, etc. on May 23, 2014, unlisted companies in Japan are now allowed to raise funds through the Internet and the move is expected to prompt Japan's crowd funding platforms to include investment projects, which is...

Foxconn subsidiary invests in cloud computing solution provider Hope Bay

Oct 16, 15:50

Ingrasys Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has acquired a 40% stake in Taiwan-based cloud computing-based storage and computing solution provider Hope Bay Technologies.

Acer cooperates with Octon to offer enterprise switch solution

Oct 14, 22:25

Acer on October 14 announced a strategic partnership with Octon, a Cayman Islands-registered Taiwan-based provider of contact center software solutions and services, to launch abPBX plus, a communication switch solution for use by enterprises.

Acer working with Panasonic on cloud computing battery management system

Oct 14, 15:27

Acer reportedly is cooperating with Panasonic to develop a battery management system for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform for Internet of Things (IoT) business opportunities, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Acer declined to comment.

Acer BYOC platform

Government IT spending in India forecast to reach US$7.2 billion in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 13, 16:19

Government IT spending in India will total US$7.2 billion in 2015, a 5% increase over 2014, according to Gartner. Government IT spending is on pace to total US$6.6 billion in 2014.

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition kicks off

Oct 13, 16:17

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition 2014, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) from October 13-16, has a total of 4,100 exhibitors showcasing their latest products.

Foxconn, 21Vianet to set up IDC joint venture

Oct 13, 11:39

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and 21Vianet Group, a China-based Internet data center (IDC) service provider, will invest US$25 million initially to establish Smart Time Technologies, a joint venture to provide planning, design, construction, project financing, operation and maintenance...

Digitimes Research: Enterprise segment to benefit, but PC segment to suffer from HP spin-off

Oct 9, 15:49

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will separate into two companies, HP Inc. and HP Enterprise with the former focusing mainly on PC and printer products and the later on servers, storage, software and services.

Server players eye data center orders from Europe

Oct 9, 12:57

As demand for data center hardware in Europe has started growing strong recently, server players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Quanta Computer have been aggressively investing resources in the market, looking to land orders, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Advantech seeking cooperation with Haier for IoT

Oct 9, 12:32

Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Advantech is said to have sought a partnership with China-based Haier recently, looking to enter the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

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