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Profile—Charles King, Pund-IT® president and principal analyst

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Charles King- President Pund-IT®

Charles King is one of the most frequently quoted IT industry analysts in the business, whose comments and insights are regularly featured in national media outlets (Wall Street Journal, CIO Journal, USA Today, Reuters, Business Week, San Jose Mercury News and Silicon Valley Business Times) and on IT industry-centric news sites (eWeek, Computerworld, ECT News, IDG and TechTarget).


Since founding Pund-IT® in December 2004, Charles has published regular commentaries in his analyst newsletter, Pund-IT® Weekly Review. Along with his own work, the Weekly Review features reports by guest independent industry analysts covering everything from emerging mobile consumer devices to enterprise data center technologies. The Weekly Review enjoys a strong following among IT executive leaders marketing and communications professionals and technology journalists.


As a business computing industry generalist, Charles believes firmly in the power of traditional and emerging information channels to deliver key messages and insights. For over two decades, he has focused on business technology evolution and interpreting the effects these changes will have on vendors, their customers and partners, and the greater IT marketplace.
Pund-IT® and Charles King are represented by business agent Fred Abbott at Valley View Ventures – phone: 978-254-1639, email:


Recent Reports

Cloudera: Helping Enterprises Address Radical Changes and Emerging Challenges

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  September 23, 2020 Discussions of leading cloud computing often focus on the handful of U.S.-based companies – AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM and Google – that lead the industry in terms of market share. That... Continue reading

IBM Z and Linux Innovation – The First 20 Years

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  September 15, 2020 The phrase “IT modernization” has been around for well over a decade but what does the concept mean? Often, it is simply a sales pitch by IT vendors who hope prospects will swap out aging... Continue reading

Lenovo Delivers New/Updated Solutions for HCI and OEMs

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  September 9, 2020 Strategic partnerships are vitally important for a wide variety of enterprise IT vendors. While conventional wisdom once held that enterprises were best served by integrated, single vendor... Continue reading

Dell Names New Global Channel Chief – Rola Dagher Replaces Joyce Mullen

BY Charles King, Pund-IT®  September 2, 2020 Dell’s announcement that Rola Dagher, a former company executive, would return to Dell Technologies as Global Channel Chief and lead global partner strategy, vision, enablement, program... Continue reading