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HPE envisions everything-as-service
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) made several announcements at its Discover 2019 conference, but the most significant was its intent to offer its entire portfolio as a service by 2022. This follows similar ambitions to other hardware companies across the IT industry, which have all seen the impact and success of the cloud and SaaS sectors. But the announcement at Discover was clearly designed to show HPE’s intent, to establish a visible target for the company, and to galvanize accelerated change both internally and across its partner community.

Insight Enterprises to acquire PCM
Insight Enterprises (Insight) has announced its plan to buy rival reseller PCM. The price offered is US$35 per share, valuing the business at approximately US$581 million. This represents Insight’s largest acquisition, surpassing its 2016 purchase of Datalink. It has reported better-than-expected cost savings from that acquisition, leading it to look for a bigger purchase. At its core, this is a simple acquisition representing a trend that Canalys has long highlighted and which will continue to be inevitable: volume channel partners will use acquisitions to grow.

Q1 2019 smartphone update: Europe
Canalys presentation delivered via webcast to BuyIn on 13 June 2019

EMEA smartphone market overview Q1 2019
Quarterly overview presentation highlighting key data from the Q1 2019 smartphone market in EMEA.

Worldwide smart speaker market overview Q1 2019 (June 2019 update)
Market overview and forecasts for the worldwide smart speaker market.

Smartphone vendor performance index: Indonesia (June 2019 update)
The Indonesian smartphone market recorded 2% year-on-year growth in Q1 2019, the slowest since Q4 2017.

CES Asia 2019 IoT takeaways
This slide deck reviews CES Shanghai 2019, sharing the latest technology updates around IoT, wearable bands and smart speakers.

Leading vendor cloud marketplaces
Cloud service providers, such as AWS, Microsoft and Salesforce, are investing in their cloud marketplaces and go-to-market strategies for ISVs and cloud resellers. This database provides an overview of the cloud marketplaces and partner programs needed for partners to sell or resell on these marketplaces.

Channel partner perception on the importance of server backup and disaster recovery
Results from a Candefero online quick poll of channel representatives.

Latin America smartphone operator watch Q2 2019
This database lists the smartphones offered by the key mobile network operators in Latin America. The database details different operators' ranged models.

US and Canada smartphone operator watch Q2 2019
This database lists the smartphones offered by the key mobile network operators in the US and Canada. The database details different operators' ranged models. Research for the Q2 2019 update was conducted between 3 and 5 June 2019.

Major mobile retailers and resellers in North America
Database listing the key retailers and resellers of the leading smartphone vendors in North America by country. It also includes links to the retailers' and resellers’ websites.

China (mainland) cloud infrastructure services market Q1 2019
Quarterly estimates of China's cloud infrastructure services value by cloud services provider.

Available SAE International level 2 driving solutions Q2 2019
This presentation includes the updated SAE International levels of driving automation definitions and a reference list of available level 2 driving solutions in passenger cars in Europe and the US at the end of Q2 2019.

Service provider router vendor performance index Q1 2019
The service provider router market increased in value 3.3% during the first quarter of 2019 to US$2.9 billion. Strong growth in Asia Pacific (13.8%) and a more moderate increase in EMEA (4.5%) offset declines in North America (-7.6%) and Latin America (-3.7%).

Server vendor performance index Q1 2019
The worldwide server market grew 3.7% year on year in value terms to reach US$18.9 billion in Q1 2019. Growth in Asia Pacific (6.0%), EMEA (4.0%) and North America (2.7%) offset a decline in Latin America (-11.9%). Dell EMC remained the market leader, accounting for 22.7% of total server value, followed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (20.3%), Inspur (7.8%) and Lenovo (6.7%).

Wearable bands – market overview: June 2019 update
Overview of recent wearable band developments, market-sizing information and key trends.

Ethernet switch vendor performance index Q1 2019
Worldwide Ethernet switch shipments grew 4.5% year on year to reach US$6.9 billion in Q1 2019. This was driven by growth in Asia Pacific (3.4%), EMEA (2.3%) and North America (7.4%), which offset a decline in Latin America (-5.7%).

APAC channel titans performance - Tech Data Q1 2019
Analysis of the Q1 2019 financial performance of leading publicly-quoted channel companies in APAC

Canalys Cast - disruption coming from cars of the future
Canalys co-founders Chris Jones and Sandy Fitzpatrick discuss the arrival of autonomous vehicles, Tesla's influence on the ecosystem, impact on infrastructure and security. Research taken from the Canalys Intelligent Vehicle Analysis service.

EMEA infrastructure channel opportunity Q1 2019
The EMEA infrastructure market, including servers, storage and networking, grew 4.1% year-on-year in Q1 2019 to US$9,760 million.

Worldwide infrastructure channel opportunity Q1 2019
The worldwide infrastructure market, including servers, storage and networking, grew 4.8% year-on-year in Q1 2019 to US$38,815 million.

Oppo smartphone strategy outlook
Canalys outlines Oppo’s top challenges in 2019, and presents an analysis of its strategy as it looks to refresh its brand

Smartphones in Poland: market overview Q1 2019
Canalys looks at the performance of Poland's smartphone market in Q1 2019, including the top vendors, smartphone models and routes to market.

Worldwide cloud software services: vendor performance index Q1 2019
Overview presentation highlighting the key trends of the quarter in the worldwide cloud software services market, as well as forecasts for annual value to 2023.