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Personal Computing

Personal Computing covers desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones and thin clients which are essentially computing devices

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The average annual savings achieved in Personal Computing category is 10.80%

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The industry average payment terms in Personal Computing category for the current quarter is 81.8 days

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    Personal Computing Suppliers


    38,471
    Total Suppliers
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    Diverse Suppliers
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    Lenovo
    Location
    Jackson, Mississipi
    Duns number
    3862211

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    Personal Computing market report transcript


    Global Personal Computing Market Outlook

    • Single-vendor global sourcing is the most preferred by large enterprises with respect to procurement of desktops, laptops, table ts and server hardware
    • The contract duration varies between three and five years, owing to factors such as technological obsolescence and product lifetime

    PC Market Overview - Global

    Market Trends:

    BYOD

    • Enterprises have started adopting BYOD as a game changer for better employee satisfaction and increased productivity. The initiative has replaced notebooks with mobility devices
    • The trend is highly prevalent in China and the US and is expected to penetrate more in APAC

    Desktop Virtualization 

    • The penetration of desktop virtualisation in large enterprises has increased exponentially with the priority of optimising cost
    • Increased productivity, reduction in CAPEX and OPEX costs, higher security and work-from-home options for employees are some of the major advantages, which have led large enterprises to embrace desktop virtualisation

    Thin Client 

    • A thin client, also referred to as a lean client, is a stateless desktop terminal that has no hard drive. When using a thin client, all features like applications, sensitive data and memory are stored back in the data centre. It is used as a replacement of PC technology to access any virtualised application
    • A thin client is used in various industries and enterprises worldwide. IT personnel are exploring and switching to thin client due to cost effectiveness and security

    Strong vs. Weak Players 

    • Lenovo, HP and Dell are the market leaders in the overall IT segment, with a strong geographic presence and reseller partnerships. These companies have strong capabilities in PC, mobility, servers and storage and enterprise software
    • ASUS has a very limited geographic presence in Africa

    Mobility Market Overview - Global

    Market Trends:

    MDM

    • MDM is a security software used to deploy, monitor, manage and secure employees' mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops in the workplace
    • It is often combined with mobile application management to provide complete enterprise mobility management
    • Popular MDM solutions available in the market are SAP Afaria, MobileIron, Good Technology, Citrix,AirWatch, Kony, BoxTone, etc.

    Custom Apps

    • Companies are paying great attention to the mobility factor by developing individual apps for smoother work, due to increase in competition
    • The adoption of custom applications is increasing in vertical market industries

    Detachable Tablets

    • Detachable tablets are associated with laptops and tablets and are full-featured tablets, which are connected to a docking device to provide a full keyboard
    • The tablet market is expected to decline in the next two years, but the market will rebound in 2018, due to the demand for detachable tablets

    Strong vs. Weak Players

    • Samsung and Apple are the market leaders in the mobility segment, with a strong geographic presence and reseller partnerships. Both the companies have strong capabilities in tablets and smartphones

    Adoption Trends Worldwide - PC, Tablets, and Smartphones

    PC

    • BYOD and desktop virtualization are merely the ‘tip of the iceberg' when it comes to gaining the full benefits of mobility
    • PC adoption is low because of cloud penetration across the enterprise
    • PC market is declining since 2012, due to inadequate growth in technology and tablets and 2-in-1s devices released contains additional features and compatible as per the current trends, that made the enterprise to adopt more on these devices compared to PCs

    Tablet

    • Need for enterprise portability/real-time access to on-the-go work (regardless of physical location)
    • The introduction of more processor cores to tablets, stronger adherence to cloud computing and convenience will make the tablet even more integrated into the work environment
    • Consumers and enterprises want to replace their aging PCs with detachable ones, with the support of touch technology and styluses
    • Dynamic tablets and 2-in-1 markets with the software and services are driving the adoption

    Smartphone

    • Mobility level is high which makes the employee use a wide variety of mobile-first apps for business, away from their desk
    • Mobile devices have become essential business tools. There are many customized apps enabling office work to be done anywhere. The most emerging technology used to secure the data is Enterprise Mobility Management
    • Ready access to the internet and the large number of web- and cloud-based applications make employees opt for business smartphone