With the GDPR fast approaching, Privacy Should Now be a Number One Business Imperative – Just Ask Facebook

By Adam Simon, Global Managing Director Several weeks ago, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) launched a new awareness-raising campaign about the impending European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The privacy regulator was facing an uphill struggle, with government figures suggesting just 38% of businesses have even heard of the sweeping new regulation. And then...

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+12% revenue increase signals another strong quarter for desktop monitors in W Europe distribution

After a strong third quarter, revenues generated from sales of desktop monitors across Western European distribution continued to grow in early Q4 2017, driven once again by premium consumer-targeted models, according to the latest data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market research company. Most vendors registered revenue increases, and...

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Sales of gaming PCs, ultrathin notebooks and Chromebooks up in Q4 2017 holiday season

Gaming PCs, ultrathin notebooks and Chromebooks provided bright spots in an otherwise soft Q4 2017 Christmas season for PC sales across Western Europe, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market research company. Volume sales of Enthusiast and VR-ready gaming PCs from Western Europe’s largest distributors to retailers, consumer etailers and telephone...

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Tech Predictions 2018 by CONTEXT

Every year, our CONTEXT analyst teams come together to identify technology trends they see emerging in the coming 12 months. This is a collection of these across a number of different markets. PCs PC sales across Europe are expected to benefit from a return to growth of commercial PCs according...

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Distributor PC revenues continue to rise

London, 13th November 2017 – Western Europe’s largest distributors saw PC revenues continuing to rise in October 2017 after a significant increase in the third quarter, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market research company. Revenues from PC sales were up by +11% year-on-year – to just...

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