Charles King

Charles King is president and principal analyst for Pund-IT, Inc., an IT industry consultancy that focuses on business technology solutions, services and trends. Charles began working in Silicon Valley as a freelance tech writer in 1989, and became an industry analyst in 1998. Since founding Pund-IT in December 2004, Charles has worked with numerous Tier 1 IT vendors, and publishes his own commentaries and those of other independent industry analysts in his newsletter, the Pund-IT Weekly Review.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Charles King and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.


Parsing VCE’s new “bright box” hyperconverged VxRack Systems

A commentary discussing VCE's new VxRack solutions and their place in the company's product portfolio.

Moore’s Law is golden

The lead-up to the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law resulted in a deluge of news stories, reminiscences and analysis. Was that necessary or even appropriate?

Is your business ready for 'stick' PCs?

The tech market is loaded with gizmos that violate a grandmotherly platitude that’s apropos for business: Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean that you should. So what’s the general value of stick PCs and why should they be...

There's no free lunch: Lenovo and Superfish

A commentary concerning Lenovo and Superfish adware.

IBM’s z13 and the case for the mainframe cloud

IBM has positioned its z13 mainframe as a singular platform for cloud computing. Is that a justifiable or even compelling argument?

Whistling past the graveyard ≠ Data protection

Some thoughts on the data protection and downtime trends noted in recent studies by zetta.net, Vreeam and EMC.

Your new legacy system: The public cloud

A commentary on public cloud as a new "legacy system" and what businesses need to consider.

Dell World 2014: Keeping Dell weird

My thoughts on Dell's Dell World 2014 user and partner conference.

Better Together: Parsing EMC/VCE

Better Together: Parsing EMC/VCE

A short commentary on/analysis of the end of EMC and Cisco's joint ownership of VCE, and VCE joining EMC's Federation as an independent business.

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