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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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.
What the heck is going on with HP, an OpenStack cloud supporter, buying Eucalyptus? Here's one theory.
In its move to acquire the AWS-compatible cloud stack provider, HP wants to present itself as being the "most compatible" of systems suppliers.
HP ultimately pays a $108 million tab to put violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act behind it in Russia, Poland and Mexico.
In a deal that makes strategic sense and buys HP a lot of open source credibility, the company acquires Eucalyptus to round out its private and hybrid cloud plans.
The updated $299.99 Chromebook 14 is powered by Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor, while the refreshed Chromebook 11 uses an Intel Celeron Bay Trail CPU and starts at $279.99.
Latest figures from analyst IDC paint a picture of continued falling demand for high-end storage in the second quarter, which is now also affecting the mid-range.