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Business-targeted monitors up 19% in January

Throughout January 2019, sales of business-targeted monitors grew by 19% year-on-year, reveals new data from CONTEXT. The report indicates that Increased specifications and lower average selling prices (ASP) boosted demand. Consumer-targeted monitors also saw a boost throughout the same period, with unit sales growing by 9%. “For most vendors, 2018 …

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Resellers look to boost managed print services as hardware sales remain flat

Sales of printer hardware in Western Europe were flat at 0.1% year-on-year in Q4 2018, according to the latest distribution data published by CONTEXT. Laser devices reversed the trend seen earlier in the year by outperforming inkjet devices, and sales of consumer-targeted devices increased by 8.5%. Consumer printers steadily increased …

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Commercial sector boosts PC sales in Europe

The trends that characterised Western European PC distribution during 2018 are continuing into the first weeks of 2019, reveals the latest report from CONTEXT. The stats show good demand from commercial buyers offset by weaker consumer sales. Volume sales of commercial PCs were up by 5% year-on-year in January following …

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CONTEXT urges the channel to ensure it has contingency plans in the event of no-deal Brexit

A new report from CONTEXT report has revealed the biggest issues and trends facing EMEA tech companies in 2019. After a strong 12 months, experts are predicting continued channel growth for 2019, with digital transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution driving new opportunities, although “macroeconomic headwinds including Brexit will inevitably …

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European security product sales driven by GDPR and high profile hacks

European enterprise security products sales were 8.8% higher in 2018 compared to the previous year. The latest data from CONTEXT shows that this this growth was seen in revenues from hardware and software and encompassed products designed for large enterprise customers, products aimed at small and medium businesses (SMBs), and …

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3D printer market rises again thanks to demand for industrial models

Five or so years back we saw a boom in crowdfunding projects and rapid advances in the 3D printer segment, and it was looking like we were set for a 3D-printer-in-every-home situation. But despite a continued buzz around the seemingly endless possibilities that 3D printers could offer hobbyists and enthusiasts, …

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Business and gaming monitor sales up in Europe

Desktop monitors in Western European saw sales continue to grow in early Q4 2018 following three strong quarters earlier in the year, reports CONTEXT. Once again, sales were driven by business monitors, but gaming models also made a significant contribution in Q4, In the first two months of the quarter, …

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Tablet sales up thanks to Huawei and Black Friday

Tablet sales in Western Europe were up by 21% year-on-year in October 2018, reveals new data from CONTEXT. The latest figures follow a return to growth earlier in the year. The IT market intelligence company reports that much of the early Q4 growth was driven by Huawei, as the vendor …

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Ultra-large 4K/UHD displays sales almost double year-on-year

Revenues from large-format displays (LFDs) in Western Europe continued to grow during the early part (weeks 40–46) of Q4 2018. The increase of over +11% year-on-year was driven mainly by sales of ultra-large 4K/UHD displays, according to the latest distribution data published by CONTEXT. LFDs with screens of 65-inches and …

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Enterprise security product sales up 10% in Western Europe

Revenues from enterprise security products sold by Western European IT distributors in the first ten months of 2018 were up 10.1% compared to the same period last year according to new data from CONTEXT. This growth was seen in revenues from hardware and software designed for large enterprise customers, products …

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