Singh had overseen the company's public cloud computing effort. In a bid to compete with some of the other major cloud players, such as Amazon and Google in the cloud space, former HP chief executive Leo Apotheker announced in early 2011 its own cloud service platform that would directly compete with the other major players in the cloud computing playground.
Roger Levy, the group's vice president for technology and customer relations, will hold the fort on an interim basis until the position is filled again.
Where this leaves HP's Converged Cloud program remains unclear. In a statement, the firm said it was "committed" to its Converged Cloud portfolio, adding that it is, "critical to HP’s efforts to deliver superior public cloud infrastructure, services and solutions to our customers."