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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The region marks its first annual double digit drop, dragged down by economic sluggishness in big emerging Asian markets, according to the research firm. Even top vendor Lenovo could not escape a slump in China.
IDC's worldwide PC shipment numbers are in and the best you can say about them is that they weren't as bad as they could have been.
Despite some optimism here and there, Gartner also labeled 2013 as "the worst decline in PC market history, equal to the shipment level in 2009."
It's easy to dismiss Android PCs as a flyer made by computer makers. However, there's enough behind Android PCs to cause at least some Windows consternation.
HP and Lenovo are betting that Android PCs can convert both office and home Windows PC users to Android.
HP's Enterprise Services chief says it is responding to a fundamental shift in the way its customers are using outsourcing.
HP reckons that the Android all-in-one would be useful as a kiosk, in verticals such as hospitality and travel and the SMB market.
HP's struggle with falling PC sales and fierce competition will see restructuring efforts take a more aggressive form than planned.
After the storm generated by the takeover of Autonomy, Hewlett-Packard software boss George Kadifa says momentum is building behind the big data analytics firm's technology.
The recall, outlined by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, covers HP Chromebook 11 chargers with the model number MU15-N1052-A00S.
Analytics platforms and new healthcare-specific solutions together are offering far greater insight and intelligence into how healthcare providers are managing patient care, cost, and outcomes.
HP has quickly made itself a key supplier of some of the most important technologies of the present corporate era: cloud computing and big data processing.
By 2016 some 75 percent of the IT environment will be deployed in either a private, managed or public cloud, which means datacentres need to get more power efficient and cheaper fast.
By helping environmental scientists track threats to wildlife habitats, HP is also demonstrating the full range of its technologies and services.
With integrated systems for virtualisation, big data and hosted desktops, HP is appealing to businesses' desire for simpler IT.