Dell Inc is privately owned. So it is hard to say what their exact size is, but before being delisted they were number 51 on the Fortune 500 list, so they have mass. We still see Dell frequently in the enterprise IT space and know all technologists have familiarity with what they can do in servers and the data center. We expect to see more innovation from Dell now that they … [Read more...] about Dell: Privately owned PC and server maker
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is best known for chips, but is involved in many other aspects of the delivery of compute platforms. At a current market cap of $164B they have the resources to continue to innovate and we expect to see Intel as a Tech Titan for years to come. April 2015 marked the 50th Anniversary of Moore's Law. Gordon Moore made this observation three years … [Read more...] about Intel Corporation: Designing and manufacturing digital technology platforms
Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) is one of the most widely known Tech Titans, and at a $169B market cap has plenty on hand to continue innovating and acquiring new capabilities. They will be around. Here is how they describe themselves: Oracle Corporation (Oracle) provides products and services that address all aspects of corporate information technology (IT) environments, including … [Read more...] about Oracle Corporation: Addressing enterprise IT infrastructure
We track Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as a Tech Titan, of course. They have a market cap of over $544B and deserve the honor of being in this category. From an enterprise IT standpoint, their championing of the Android operating system has earned them a place in the mobility domain, and their Google Apps offering helped show many businesses that the cloud can work for office … [Read more...] about Google: Innovating in AI but can they catch up with cloud leaders?
One reason to track IBM (NYSE:IBM) is to watch as they react to the threats from firms like Amazon. What Amazon has done in Cloud Computing is absolutely incredible and it really helped wake up IBM to the need to innovate in this area. But IBM also invests a great deal in their own internal R&D and is creating new capabilities in AI of note. The famous Watson capability … [Read more...] about IBM: Technology for both enterprises and the startup world
We all know and use Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). And at a market cap of $591B they are clearly an IT player that will stick around and do big things for a long time to come. For those of us who have worked with them through the decades we have seen a slow shift that started with a clear anti-establishment, rebel, pirate-ship attitude towards enterprise business. In the old days the … [Read more...] about Apple: Increasingly an enterprise IT company
All enterprise professionals should continue to track MicroSoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). With a market cap of $450B they are not going anywhere soon. We focus most of our energy tracking smaller, more disruptive firms since most enterprise technologists will know how to get updates on MicroSoft, but like the other Tech Titans we track we have to keep an eye out for surprises. Here is … [Read more...] about MicroSoft: Still dominating in enterprise office automation