• Lenovo has the advantage of coordinating PC market and smartphone market and make two businesses achieve synergies. By integrating the R&D resources and the deals with the same vendors and material suppliers, this can lead to the result of lowering cost and time and more manufacturing efficiency. • With the advantages of producing PCs and smartphones, developing an ecosystem in the future that improved cross-product usability can bring a potential competitive advantage. Weaknesses • The acquisitions and the quick merging need to be well managed, or it will easily become a backfire for the company to cause a momentary profit and a constant loss after. • Lenovo did not accurately understand consumer's need and made Moto Z with the modularizing design that the consumers did not desire.
Lenovo has a strong enterprise relationship with its ThinkPad and ThinkCenter products and it doesn 't just want to be a consumer smartphone maker. BY also offering phones, it can deliver full technology packages to its U.S. business clients. In simple terms, Lenovo wants a cell phone business that is viable. Post the acquisition, it gets to be the third largest mobile device manufacturer in the world. Also, through this acquisition, Lenovo gets to compete with Samsung more effectively across a broader spectrum of growth markets.
This made Acer to be flexible in adapting to global IT market trends. CBM Involved collaboration with partners and suppliers to develop and market Top tier products and services. Acer unveiled m900 mobile at Mobile world congress. Packard Bell’s acquisition was a key to Acers entrance in this big market with this advanced product. (Bruton G. and White
Alibaba is the leader of the Chinese market in many key categories, particularly in e-commerce. Its growth potential is limited if it cannot increase its presence in some future needed progress. For example, it is hard for Alibaba to convert its mobile visits to the websites into sales. The rate for its mobile monetization is only 1.49 percent, according to PNC Bank analyst William Stone. That is less than half of its non-mobile monetization rate that is 3.03 percent.
Analyze why and how did the company fail November 26, 2009, Borders (UK) Ltd was placed into administration, which is the equivalent to Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US. In July 2011, The Company was liquidated, meaning sold off in pieces and almost 11,000 employees will lose their jobs. The chain 's 400 remaining stores will close their doors by the end of September. 3.1 It made a fatal deal with Amazon In 2001, Borders cut a deal with Jeff Bezos & Co. to have Amazon.com run its website, which may have been the beginning of the end. Divorced from its online component, Borders continued to expand its brick-and-mortar locations until, finally in 2008, the bookseller debuted its own website.
Scarnhost (2008) stated that lifecycle in telecom industry is diverse in nature. Smartphones evolved from a communicating device to all in one device integrating the VOIP, applications, emails, Internet, camera, video streaming, business, etc. The investing in next generation technologies is crucial for future stability of organizations and hence firms should collaborate embroiling the market dynamics and change analysis for advancing radical innovations in mobile products for global reach. The combined investments in R&D is still necessitated the needs to discover classy mobile technologies to make channels to pierce the dominance of Apple and Samsung in mobile market. Nokia Lumia smartphones based on Windows 10 operating system embraced real wow features such as Microsoft Edge browser, Universal Apps, Continuum, Bridging across devices, etc.
For quite some time telecom and network companies had been overvalued; when the market finally turned against them, many analysts predicted a hard road for Cisco. Cisco at first seemed to ride above the fray, announcing its 14th consecutive very strong quarter in August 2000. But in early 2001 the fallout hit; Chambers responded by firing 15 percent of his workforce and cutting his own salary to $1 a year. Chambers stayed the course, continuing with what had worked for him in the past: acquisitions. Cisco acquired Linskys in 2003 for $500 million worth of stock; in 2004 it acquired Latitude Communications, a company that specialized in conferencing systems, for $80 million in cash.
Apparently, the use of mobile phones for web-access has had a great impact on the way people communicate. So, it can be said that the success of a business, in the years to come, will be determined by the kind of website the company has. Thus, even the most popular search-engines like Google are paying extra attention in developing websites which can be easily run on a mobile phone. Simply because the viewing scope is limited on a mobile phone, thus is very important for a company to prioritize the content of its website and to ensure that the information is very precise. On an online research, it was found out that less than 15% of major universities and leading companies of India have mobile-friendly websites.
For example, people who are a telecommunications worker. If their mobile phone has broken or cannot run effectively, it is easy to affect their life. Therefore, a consumer will consider purchasing the new mobile phone directly instead of the old phone. For some low-income consumer and want function phone, they may prefer to select the lower price mobile phone brand such as Xiaomi, Meizu, Huawei, etc. These brand will be their first choice.
Opportunities are qualities that make fulfilling the aim desirable for the business, most often chances to earn profit, such as untapped markets or weak competition. (Hearest Newspapers, LLC, 2015b) For example, if organization can find out another energy that would replace oil, produce it and earn profit , this is opportunities of this organization. Now it’s a digital world, we need mobile network to use on our mobile phone or other mobile devices. So if the network is faster and stable will be the best. Now in the developed countries, 4G mobile network is widely used.