in brief Hewlett-Packard has flagged plans to dump the
well-known EDS brand following its acquisition of the company last
The merged services and outsourcing operation of HP and EDS will
now be re-badged as HP Enterprise Services. In addition, HP's
existing Technology Solutions Group will be renamed the "HP
Enterprise Business". This group includes the services
The HP Enterprise Business represents a large portion of the
total company's operation; HP said that during the third quarter of
the 2009 financial year, it accounted for 47 per cent of the
company's revenue and 60 per cent of operating profits.
The merged company could not comment immediately on what the
implications would be for HP and EDS's Australian operations.