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 CEO Meg Whitman says she is in the market for acquisition opportunities of up to $1.5 billion.
Describing 2013 as HP's ongoing "fix and rebuild year," Whitman initially hinted during the conference call that 2014 will produce better numbers.
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The game of musical chairs continues at the top leadership tier of Hewlett-Packard.
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Despite the war of words over open source among big tech companies, HP is convinced OpenStack is a business opportunity worth pursuing.
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