Canalys ran a series of ‘Expert Hubs’ at its latest Channels Forums. We gathered experts within the channel partner community to discuss subjects pertaining to one of the key event themes: ESG, strategy, cybersecurity, managed services and digital workplace. The sessions contained a mixture of partners, vendors and in some cases, third-party experts. Event participants were invited to watch the live discussion online. In this series of reports, we summarize the key learnings that came from those sessions. Read Article
22 Oct 2021
Expert Hubs 2021: vendor-partner relationships
Canalys recently ran a series of “Expert Hubs” at its latest forum events. The idea was to gather experts within the channel partner community to discuss a variety of subjects pertaining to one of the key event themes: ESG, strategy, cybersecurity, managed services and digital workplace. The sessions featured a mix of partners, vendors and, in some cases, third-party experts. Event participants were invited to watch the live discussions online. In this series of reports, we summarize some of the key points that came from these sessions. Read Article
19 Oct 2021
Amazfit GTR3 Pro, GTR 3 and GTS 3 - Smart Health or smartwatch?
On 12 October 2021, Huami, unveiled three new watch models under its Amazfit brand: GTR 3, GTS 3, and GTR 3 Pro. With this launch Huami debuted its Zepp OS and its long-awaited blood pressure sensor which is only available on the GTR 3 Pro model. Read Article
18 Oct 2021
Indian vendor Lava International wins 2021 tender to supply tablets in Gujarat
As geo-political issues emerge, government tenders for IT device procurement in India are being awarded to new local entrants in the PC space. Read Article
29 Sep 2021
HP shifts strategy amid booming PC market to better manage supply deficit
A look at HP's supply chain challenges, including how it is dealing with component shortages, and the general PC outlook for upcoming quarters. Read Article
28 Sep 2021
Apple Watch Series 7 is durable – but is Apple’s market share?
Apple has announced Apple Watch Series 7, with a larger display, improved durability and faster charging, but the device launches in the most competitive smartwatch market in years. Read Article
22 Sep 2021
The driving forces behind the high-growth South Asian smartphone markets
The South Asian region is one of few that maintained strong smartphone shipments during the pandemic. International brands have started investing in South Asia like never before. Read Article
20 Sep 2021
Le Xuan Chiew
Apple launches iPhone 13: more of the same?
Apple launched iPhone 13 this week, and while its hardware changes are incremental, its target market of upgraders will still embrace the device. Read Article
17 Sep 2021
Are cloud marketplaces worth the hype?
Hyperscaler cloud marketplaces are growing rapidly as a channel for software and cybersecurity as consumption of cloud infrastructure services expands, but can their impact be overestimated? Read Article
17 Sep 2021
The UAE’s economic restructuring will boost the technology industry
New economic reform policies will generate long-term synergies, but in the near term, they will make the UAE the lead beneficiary of global investment in the Middle East. Read Article