Hewlett-Packard is the PC leader and has a wide range of businesses ranging from printing to software to enterprise servers. HP also is a major services player via the acquisition of EDS. As IBM's primary rival, HP aims to sell customers an entire stack of hardware, software and services. Under Mark Hurd, HP was a lean, mean operational machine. The next CEO, however, must show that HP can grow organically sans acquisitions and cost cuts.
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If reports about HP's next computing play are true, the company will promote 3D scanning and a computing interface that rhymes with work conducted by Microsoft Research.
AirWatch plans to leverage VMware's Horizon 6 platform to help enterprises extend their mobile device management to include laptops and PCs.
The days of highly integrated, one-brand-fits-all computing are ending fast, and the challenge for the offcuts is to succeed where their lineage failed. But is the biggest split yet to come?
HP and EMC merger discussions are formally over, according to a report by Reuters.
EMC is to acquire a key OpenStack player, Cloudscaling, which offers private cloud enterprise customers compatibility with Amazon's public cloud.
Under the deal, HP's Managed Mobility Services, which has about 570 global customers, will integrate AirWatch to offer mobile device and application management.
Bank of Queensland has again chosen HP to take care of its IT services, inking a five-year contract that the bank expects will underpin its strategic transformation agenda.
There was also a shuffle on the leaderboard with Apple moving up into the top five vendors worldwide.
Updated: Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will target business customers, HP Inc will sell printers and PCs, but another 5,000 jobs go.
Splitting PCs and printers from HP's enterprise business would leave both sides with more focus as well as more options in the future.
The computer giant will continue as an enterprise supplier while a second company will contain the PC and printer businesses.
HP lifts the lid on its Windows-equivalent to the Chromebook with a starting price of $200.
HP said the incentive is designed to give smaller businesses the ability to adopt server virtualization for less cost and physical footprint than dedicated storage hardware.
In its move to acquire the AWS-compatible cloud stack provider, HP wants to present itself as being the "most compatible" of systems suppliers.