HP CEO Mark Hurd talks fast, walks fast and he’s a man in a hurry to fix HP, and the clock is ticking. During a Symposium ITxpo Q&A with Gartner analysts Carl Claunch and Leslie Fiering, Hurd gave his usual pitch, focusing on the fundamentals and execution pitch, doubling down on core enterprise areas—servers, storage and management software [watch a video clip].
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Here at Gartner Symposium ITxpo, HP held an early morning breakfast to give the press a preview of the Windows Mobile-based smartphone that it announced today: the HP iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger (pictured left). You can’t buy such smartphones the way you buy PDAs.
Here at Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Florida, HP announced its new iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger smartphone. In a separate blog entry, there's a picture and I've detailed my first impressions of the device.
It's now a race to the next level of packet network-enabled performance management.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has apparently uncovered the mystery behind the tiny dots that some color printers have been secretly inserting into printed documents. According to the report by the EFF's Seth Schoen, the Secret Service has issued the following admission:The U.
The question of "What is Web 2.0" has been debated at length in the blogosphere and in the alleys of the eponymous conference a week ago (and I am not sure that we have come to any agreement yet).
And you can now easily distribute it to the world for a song in Web 2.0 time.
It's been quiet so far this week on who (Microsoft, Yahoo, Google or...)?
Speaking at an afternoon session today at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, FL, Gartner research vice president Mark Driver estimated the probability that four key enterprise open source trends would come true as follows: 80 percent probability: By 2010, 75 percent of mainstream IT organizations will have formal open source acquisition and management strategies.
Gartner's prognosticators made their predictions about the state of the server world in 2011, and it's not looking good for Intel's Itanium. Multicore, multithreaded processors and faster interconnects, as well as virtualization, will increase server performance and utilization, but licensing issues will continue to be a pain point.