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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Hewlett-Packard has announced new services tailored for Workday HCM to improve enterprise operations and productivity.
HP launched the Helion Network, an effort that aims to combine independent software vendors, developers, integrators and resellers with the company's cloud services.
Reports have indicated Hewlett-Packard has taken a keen interest to possibly acquire converged infrastructure IT startup, SimpliVity.
A federated backup feature that consolidates data stores into a pool of shared storage is among the announcements from Hewlett-Packard.
Ahead of Hewlett-Packard's Discover conference there are multiple questions about the company. HP is stable for sure, but still has to navigate some key innovation curves.
Leap Motion says the keyboard with built-in gesture recognition, previously available with select HP desktop PCs, will be available separately starting this month.
The Pro x2 612 can turn into a 12.5-inch Windows tablet, while the Elite 700 family includes Ultrabooks and all-in-one PCs in addition to traditional desktop and laptop form factors.
The global market research firm adjusted its outlook for PC shipment declines toward the positive end of the spectrum -- but just by a smidge.
Available in the fall, HP's ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA can deliver 12 terabytes of data in one memory pool.
The company announces an Android laptop, an updated Chromebook, and a bevy of refreshed Windows convertible notebooks, but what does it all add up to?
HP said Vertica Dragline addresses big data challenges like rapid data gathering, exploration and organization.
As part of its Helion portfolio, the platform is basically a replica of its commercial-focused enterprise cloud service, tweaked for the government sector.
UPDATED x2: Autonomy unit chief Robert Youngjohns will replace George Kadifa serves as head of HP's Software department.
The chipmaker said the new suite of services orchestrates the full stack — from physical, virtual servers, networks, storage and databases, to the middleware and the application layer.