Dell has said that it will look to make a series of limited job cuts in the UK as it bids to operate "as effectively as possible".
The PC builder claimed this ongoing quest for operational efficiency required it to "rationalise resources and capabilities between business units."
HP has announced plans to ditch 27,000 jobs, and embark on a radical restructuring programme in a bid to cut costs of between $3bn to $3.5bn (£1.9bn to £2.2bn).
Cisco has quietly discontinued development of its Cius enterprise tablet after failing to make much headway in the face of the BYOD trend.
Autonomy boss Mike Lynch was revealed to be among those heading for the exit at HP, amid talk of a culture clash between the British software firm and its new owners.
Lenovo has proven once again that it seems to have hit on a secret formula for growing PC sales, after powering to record full-year numbers.