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.
Articles about Hewlett-Packard
HP says that mobile applications are the new face of the enterprise. The company is hoping that reality will bolster its software and services aimed at bridging legacy systems and mobile applications.
Chromebooks are traditionally small laptops but HP has stretched this one out to 14 inches.
The company also announced a pair of new Pavilion TouchSmart all-in-one PCs.
Highlights from the refreshed notebooks include a version of the Envy TouchSmart 14 Ultrabook with 3,200x1,600 screen and the $399 Pavilion 11 TouchSmart.
“For me, this all comes down to our willingness to win, and we are committed to winning,” HP CEO Whitman declared.
Wall Street was expecting earnings of 81 cents a share on revenue of $28.08 billion for the second quarter.
With firms finding cheaper alternatives to the big names such as CA and HP, a chasing group of newer entrants in IT operations management is expanding fast.
Firewalls and antivirus software bite deepest into most organisations' security budgets to the detriment of the other stages in the breach process.
HP's business is likely to see a rough quarter with a Dell price war making life more difficult. However, HP's restructuring efforts should help earnings.
The joint collaboration project from Hewlett-Packard and SAP effectively triples the amount of memory on a single server designed for processing big data.
HP Software today announced four products that aim to tackle the thorny reality that traditional apps deployment is broken, and that the new requirements make automation and comprehensive management an inescapable necessity.
Having recently bought and shared first impressions of the Asus VivoTab tablet with laptop dock, it's fitting to explain why it's on its way back to Amazon.
Shareholders are taking Hewlett-Packard to task in the courtroom over the "vastly overvalued" acquisition of Autonomy.
The company looks to appeal to small businesses with better-designed notebooks than their blander predecessors.
I am a multi-platform, multi-gadget kind of guy, so any given day, there's no telling what gadget may come out of the gear bag. Here's what I use and why it works.