Trends Report

The State Of The IT Hardware Vendor Landscape

Cloud Players Pose Existential Threats, But Don’t Count Out The Hardware Giants

December 15th, 2021
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Renee Taylor-Huot , Andrew Bartels , Audrey Lynch , Bill Nagel


Traditional technology giants like Cisco, Dell, HPE, and IBM have experienced significant business impacts as tech buyers shift spending to the cloud. But before you count them out, take a deeper look at these traditional tech giants and the value they offer. Whether it’s hybrid cloud, high-performance computing, or new edge computing scenarios, these firms will continue to play important roles in your enterprise. This report is the first in a series to help you understand the current state, risks, rewards, and future direction of these hardware vendors.

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