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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

Lenovo’s ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 – Making the Most of EPYC Technologies

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  August 14, 2019 Surprises are generally frowned upon in business technology, mainly because the unexpected usually portends bad news for IT staff and data center owners. But occasionally surprises are... Continue reading

IBM and the Past, Present and Future of Supercomputing

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  August 14, 2019 Contrary to the opinions of some commentators, it’s hardly a disaster for IBM that Cray was chosen by the Department of Energy (DOE) to build its next-gen “El Capitan” supercomputer at the... Continue reading

Dell’s Latitude 7400 2-in-1: At the Topline of Enterprise Client PCs

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  August 7, 2019 For many years, durability was the defining point for business notebooks. Products were designed and built for constant use, to stand up to literal knocks and accidental drops, to easily connect... Continue reading

Pivot3’s Virtual SOC: Improving the Security, Performance and Cost of Video Operations

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  July 31, 2019 The high-tech industry has more than its share of products that qualify as “solutions in search of problems.” But there are also hundreds of practical issues and challenges that have inspired... Continue reading