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With Hurd, is HP buying grooming time for VJ?
While all eyes are on HP's new chief executive Mark Hurd, the decision suggests that that Vyomesh Joshi (VJ), HP's head of personal computers and printing and imaging is clearly on a fast track for the top job, according to analyst Rob Enderle, of the Enderle Group. In a blog post, he praises HP for selecting Hurd, but veers suddenly toward an affirmation that VJ will eventually lead the company.
Yankee Group wants HP to split up
"We believe HP will have to aggressively consider a split-up" Yankee analyst Phil Fersht thinks that now is an opportune time for a Fiorina-less HP to reconsider its product road map and seriously think about segregating peripherals and the data center environment. Was the company's merger with Compaq a big mistake?