The 3D industry players saw huge share price gains in 2013. But HP’s lower costs and faster throughput will make the 3D printing industry more competitive.
According to Gartner, there are seven technologies making up the current 3D printing industry. Material extrusion is expected to lead growth in the market.
Multi Jet Fusion is a layer-by-layer manufacturing process. It’s up to ten times faster than leading laser sintering and extrusion-based 3-D printers.
In September 2014, HP launched the Z Desktop and Z Book mobile workstations with upgraded processors, graphics cards, and memory configurations.
Network functions virtualization decouples network functions from proprietary hardware appliances so they can run in open software.
Hewlett-Packard Company’s Gen9 Proliant Servers are designed to deliver more applications and services in a timely, cost-efficient way.
The Symantec deal to develop a new disaster recovery as a service (or DRaaS) solution is another of HP’s numerous strategic partnerships.
CRM is considered a pioneer in the cloud software business. As a result of its strong position in the software business, Salesforce.com is considered a good investment.
Despite positive developments like good revenue growth and cash flow improvements, certain issues concerning Salesforce.com’s financials cannot be ignored.
It remains to be seen whether Salesforce.com will make a place for itself in the healthcare market, where it faces competition from leading legacy players.
Salesforce.com (CRM) recently launched a platform that helps small and medium-sized businesses (or SMBs) leverage customer service to accelerate growth.
As competition intensifies and the desire for faster customer growth increases, Salesforce.com’s margins are expected to become more strained in the future.
Wave is Salesforce.com’s sixth cloud platform for business users. The platform could be the company’s ticket into the business intelligence market.
Salesforce1 is a cloud-based platform that serves as a foundation for building connected apps that link to mobile devices, wearables, and big data.
Salesforce.com (CRM) cofounders Marc Benioff and Parker Harris said that the Salesforce1 Lightning platform was “the fastest way to build mobile apps.”
The company’s annualized subscription billings growth of 12% has been declining consistently. Salesforce.com saw 68% subscription growth four years ago.
Wave enables companies to link data from different business departments to the Salesforce.com system and analyze that data visually via the Internet.
Salesforce.com is focusing on expanding its presence and operations across Europe by opening data centers.
This 3Q15 earnings review for Salesforce.com (CRM) reveals that the company reported revenues of 1.38 billion and non-GAAP EPS of $0.14.
JetBlue hasn’t declared a dividend but did enter into an accelerated share repurchase program. It paid $60 million to JP Morgan to repurchase 5.1 million shares.