Charles King

Charles King is a longtime contributor to eWEEK and founder and principal analyst at PUND-IT. He covers a wide range of IT topics, including large enterprise systems, processors, servers, cloud services and others. Mr. King is considered one of the top 10 IT analysts in the world by Apollo Research, which quantified the listing of 3,960 analysts globally by their individual press coverage metrics (number of mentions and length of responses in the press).

Dell’s Latitude 7320 Detachable and the Value of Business-Class Ultra-Portable Laptops

Since early 2013, the year Microsoft launched its first Surface Pro, PC vendors have been exploring the value and limits of detachable or ultra-portable 2-in-1 laptops. The general approach...

Dell and the OEM Roots of Edge Computing

The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) model is deeply ingrained in the tech and consumer electronic industries, as well as in other markets where commercial products depend on industry standard...

Windows 11: With Intel’s Help, Microsoft Pivots to Hybrid Personal Computing

It’s been over half a decade since a Windows operating system (OS) launch made significant headlines – June 1, 2015, in fact when Microsoft introduced Windows 10 with an...

Dell Technologies APEX and the Partner Ecosystem

Strategic adjustments are vital to any organization’s survival, especially in the IT industry, where the pace of technological change can blindside even well-prepared companies. Bold or unconventional new initiatives require...

IBM Extends “Tailored Fit” Pricing to Z Hardware

Over the years, I’ve written quite a bit about the longevity and durability of IBM’s mainframe solutions, especially regarding the company’s ongoing efforts to keep its IBM Z platform...

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Why Zero-Day Ransomware Attacks Mean You Can’t Delay Patches

Apple released an important patch to iOS, iPadOS and MacOS in mid-July that did its usual job of removing bugs, cleaning up security and...

What the Proposed Senate Infrastructure Bill Means for Broadband

The U.S. Senate advanced a bill that would allocate slightly over a trillion dollars to improve infrastructure in the US. In that bill would...

IT System Design: Why Empathy is The Key To Digital Success

What comes to mind when you think of technology and digital? Maybe your mind wanders forward, and you become concerned about the impact of...