IBM, AMD, Dell, HPE, VMware, Intel CEOs: Key 2023 Investments

Ten CEOs from some of the world’s largest technology companies tell CRN where their key IT investment dollars will be spent in 2023.

From providing more data to channel partners and as-a-service offerings to artificial intelligence and quantum computing innovation, CEOs from AMD, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBMIntel, NetApp, Nutanix, Pure Storage, Red Hat and VMware have bold investments plans in store for 2023.

“AMD is bringing AI engines across our product portfolio to power even larger models and create the next generation of AI experiences,” said AMD CEO Lisa Su.

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CEOs responded to the question, ‘What are the key technology investments you plan to make in 2023?’ for CRN’s 2023 CEO Outlook special report.

“You’ll also see us continue to double down on automation software, which helps businesses cut costs and optimize their outcomes while remaining agile, flexible and competitive,” said NetApp CEO George Kurian.

HPE CEO Antonio Neri said he expects to invest heavily in HPE GreenLake as-a-service, while Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami will invest in providing more data to channel partners to accelerate customer adoption.

Other CEOs like Intel’s Pat Gelsinger and IBM’s Arvind Krishna are focusing on investing millions in 2023 on innovation.

“We continue to make steady advancements in quantum computing,” said IBM’s Krishna. “Building on our progress of a 127-qubit quantum computer currently in our cloud, we recently unveiled our most powerful quantum achievement to date; a 433-qubit processor called IBM Osprey. This will help us move forward on our roadmap to deliver a 1,000-plus qubit system this year and a 4,000-plus qubit system in 2025.”

Here are the responses regarding their key investments in 2023 from tech CEOs Lisa Su, George Kurian, Antonio Neri, Rajiv Ramaswami, Pat Gelsinger, Arvind Krishna as well as Red Hat’s Matt Hicks, Pure Storage’s Charlie Giancarlo, VMware’s Raghu Raghuram and Dell Technologies’ Michael Dell.


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Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at [email protected].


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