Tag - Financials

Tag: Financials

HP Posts A 10% Increase In PC Sales

Collapse, what collapse? HP has defied the currently ongoing collapse of the PC industry, and has posted the best PC sales since the retirement of Windows XP back on April 8, 2014. The PC market has been collapsing for a while now, but HP has managed to defy this decline with a 10% increase in the …

Enterprise Security By The Numbers

2016 was a record breaking year in many aspects, and now you can add enterprise security in this category. A whole bunch of records were set last year in cybersecurity. These have been collected in a nice little list that goes over the statistical highlights for the year. For example, no less than 4,281,795,808 records were …

Symantec Revenue Soars 15% On The Back Of Enterprise Security

Symantec, known primarily as a provider of antivirus software, has been focused on expanding into other markets like enterprise security, and the results of these efforts are showing. The company reported a stellar quarter, with an increase in earnings to the tune of 15%. In fact, its consumer security business is now shrinking, while revenue from …

Microsoft Market Capitalization Tops $500 Billion

Again, not the full story, but market capitalization is an important consideration for the overall health of a company the size of Microsoft. And at things stands, the company has been doing great there. Buoyed by the latest financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2017, Microsoft shares set an all-time high following the strong …

Surface Lineup Brought In $4.3 Billion For Microsoft In 2016

Reason enough for Apple to be concerned? Not quite. But this growth that the Surface lineup has been building upon for a few years now should be a bit worrying for the Cupertino based company. More so, as Redmond has specifically targeted Apple hardware customers with its products. The technology giant revealed its latest financial earnings …

Microsoft Reports Q2 FY2017 Earnings

Microsoft has published its latest financial results, covering the second quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, or as they say, Q2 FY2017. And the numbers are more or less what one would expect. Cloud and Office revenue soared. Xbox dipped. And phone numbers were, once again, disastrous. You can find the full details here, but the …

Microsoft To Announce Q2 2017 Earnings On January 26

Redmond is all set to announce the 2017 Q2 financial results this week, with the company confirming the date as Thursday, January 26. As usual, Microsoft will also hold a live webcast of the earnings conference call. And you can expect to read up on all the important details here, then. The software titan confirmed this …

Microsoft Drops Pay-As-You-Go Azure Cloud Option

This is big! Something that probably will result in a major windfall for partners, as Microsoft has just dropped the popular Azure pay-as-you-go cloud option for new MPSA licensees. That’s Microsoft Products and Services Agreement. The shift in licensing is set to occur from February 1, 2017, with Redmond now planning to steer these customers towards …

Analyst Believes HoloLens AR Will Not Take Off For 2 More Year

We’ve come a long way since the official announcement of HoloLens, a timespan which has seen several other companies join the VR, AR and mixed reality, what have you, fields. And although Microsoft has taken it slow when it comes to setting expectations for this brand-new side of the market, it appears that things are progressing …

Analyst Predicts Microsoft Stock Price To Reach $80 In 2017

2017 has the potential to be a really interesting year for Redmond, with a lot happening in software, hardware and cloud. The Microsoft stock price is something to keep a real eye on, for these reasons. The company has been enjoying its newfound stock appeal. With share prices on an upwards trend. And this is something …

Microsoft On Track To Become The First $1 Trillion Company

Forecasts are forecasts, but there are some ground realities that are hard to deny. One such ground reality is that Microsoft could well beat Apple to the prestigious mark of the becoming first $1 trillion company. That is, if all goes according to plan. The Redmond based software titan purchased the business social network LinkedIn earlier …