Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd said Tuesday that the company plans to cut costs more while retooling investments to focus on digital content and software as a percentage of revenue growth. Hurd added that demand for digital content will force enterprises to overhaul technology infrastructure.
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VMware will announce Tuesday that enterprise software giant SAP will support its applications running on VMware ESX Server. Under the arrangement, SAP will support its virtualized software running on VMware (all resources) and 64-bit Windows, Linux and Solaris platforms.
Dell on Tuesday will launch its first foray into the tablet PC market with the Latitude XT. Can Dell infuse a little interest into tablet PCs with a device that will cost you $2,499?
EDS said Monday that it will manage Bristol-Myers Squibb's IT infrastructure in a deal valued at $715 million over seven years.According to EDS it will manage Squibb's operations data at the pharmaceutical company's data centers around the world.
On Dec. 16, the transistor turns 60 and Intel is planning to trumpet the event.
Goldman Sachs issued a research note Monday that may highlight an important technology theme: China's manufacturing costs are going to become an issue. In the note, penned by Goldman analysts David Bailey and Min Park, Goldman recaps an Asia tour examining the tech supply chain.
NetSuite says it has started its IPO auction and plans to price its shares after market close Wednesday. It has also posted its roadshow presentation.
Hewlett-Packard scooped up NUR Macroprinters, an Israeli company that specializes in wide-format printing, for $117.5 million.
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