HP Separation to Cost $1.3 Billion in 2015
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 26, 2015
Breaking up HP into two separate companies will be a costly and complex affair.
Tags: HP, cloud computing
HP's Future is about Cloud and 3D Printers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 26, 2014
HP reports fiscal 2014 revenue of $111.5 billion as company split looms large.
Tags: HP, printers, cloud computing
Apple Creates Direct Sales Force to Attract Enterprise Users
By Todd R. Weiss | Article Published November 11, 2014
Apple's deeper push into the enterprise marketplace follows its recent moves to provide its first-ever dedicated service and support for enterprise users, according to a report.
Tags: SAP, Dell, direct sales, IBM, Apple, AppleCare for enterprise services, enterprise users, HP, Oracle
HP and VMware Team for Cloud-based MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 14, 2014
HP's MDM efforts get a major new backer in the form of VMware's AirWatch division.
Tags: MDM, mobile device management, VMware, HP
The Big Split: HP Redefines Itself
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 06, 2014
In a major act of redefinition, HP separates its enterprise business from its PC division.
Tags: HP, printers, cloud computing, PC
HP Grows PC Business on Windows XP Refresh
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 21, 2014
Who says the PC is dead? HP reports third quarter 2014 earnings with a surprising uptick in the PC business unit.
Tags: earnings, Windows XP, HP, PC
HP Sees PC Growth as it Trims Workforce
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 23, 2014
As part of a massive restructuring, HP announces new layoffs during its second quarter fiscal 2014 earnings call, yet points to light at the end of the tunnel.
Tags: cloud computing, HP, Moonshot, earnings
Meg Whitman: Making Progress at HP
By Rob Enderle | Article Published May 05, 2014
An industry pundit opines that the HP CEO has succeeded in making meaningful changes in the company.
Tags: it management practices, HP, Meg Whitman, HR Management
HP CloudSystem 8 Builds On OpenStack
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 11, 2013
HP announces its next generation private and hybrid cloud solution.
Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, HP
HP Plants Acorns for Future Growth in 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 27, 2013
HP CEO Meg Whitman reports on her firm's financial results in 2013 and plots a path forward for the new year that will include 3D Printing.
Tags: HP, earnings, enterprise technology, 3d printing
Meg Whitman's Fascinating HP Turn Around
By Rob Enderle | Article Published September 20, 2013
Benefiting from Whitmans’ adroit management, HP is further along than many realize.
Tags: HP, PC, printers, IT management
Extreme Buys Enterasys to Expand Networking Capabilities
By Jeffrey Burt | Article Published September 12, 2013
The $180 million deal will immediately double the revenues each of the vendors generated alone, Extreme officials said.
Tags: enterprise networking, Enterasys Networks, HP, SDN, IT infrastructure, WiFi, Extreme Networks, Juniper Networks, Cisco
VMware’s NSX, Partnerships Challenge Cisco in Data Center
By Jeffrey Burt | Article Published August 27, 2013
The new network virtualization platform also points to what many see as the continued fraying of the partnership between VMware and Cisco.
Tags: network virtualization, enterprise networking, SDN, cloud computing, virtualization, Dell, Cisco, HP, VMware, IT infrastructure
Lenovo Named No. 1 PC Maker
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 11, 2013
PC shipments are in their longest slump ever.
Tags: asus, Gartner, PC shipments, Acer, IDC, Dell, Lenovo, HP
HP vs. BlackBerry and the Power of a Passionate Evangelist CEO in a Turnaround
By Rob Enderle | Article Published July 10, 2013
Will the companies' CEOs succeed with their turnaround plans?
Tags: HP, Meg Whitman, CEO, BlackBerry 10, Thorsten Heins
Report: HP May Get Back Into the Smartphone Business
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 01, 2013
An HP director says the company "has to be in the game."
Tags: mobile device, smartphone, India, webOS, HP
HP, Google Offer 'IT in a Box' for SMBs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 12, 2013
Is HP's relationship with Microsoft cooling down?
Tags: software, SMB, Google, hardware, Google Apps, HP, IT
IBM vs. HP: The Dueling Shows in Vegas
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 11, 2013
Both companies held shows, but only one seemed to have the edge.
Tags: HP, IBM
HP Takes Business PCs in a New Direction
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 11, 2013
The company is counting on the demise of Windows XP to revitalize PC sales.
Tags: All-In-One, PC, Enterprise, servers, HP, Windows XP, Microsoft, BYOD, consumerization of IT
IDC: Server Market Dropped 7.7% in First Quarter
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 30, 2013
It was the sixth quarterly revenue decline in a row for the server industry.
Tags: revenue, HP, Cisco, Dell, IDC, IBM, server shipment stats
Gartner: Server Shipments Fell Slightly in Q1
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 28, 2013
HP and IBM still lead the market, but both experienced declining sales.
Tags: Dell, HP, Gartner, server shipment stats, IBM
HP Earnings Fall But Beat Analyst Estimates
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 23, 2013
The PC maker’s stock soared after it released its quarterly financial report.
Tags: revenue, quarterly financials, PC sales, Meg Whitman, HP, earnings
Gartner: Leading IT Operations Software Vendors Are Losing Market Share
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 22, 2013
IBM and CA still lead the market, but Microsoft, VMware and a crowd of smaller vendors are growing fast.
Tags: Microsoft, IT operations management, enterprise software, IBM, BMC, Gartner, VMware, CA, HP
HP: We Didn't Try to Sell Autonomy to SAP
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 14, 2013
The PC maker is disputing media reports that it tried to sell off the troubled Autonomy software group.
Tags: software, SAP, HP, Autonomy
HP Revamps Cloud Management and Automation Software Slate
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 13, 2013
As enterprises pursue a cloudier approach to IT, HP unveils new efficiency-boosting software for data centers.
Tags: Automation software, cloud computing, cloud management, HP
Tech Firms in the Fortune 500
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 07, 2013
Apple broke into the top 10 for the first time ever.
Tags: Facebook, HP, Fortune 500, Apple
HP's $Billion Journey to the Cloud [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 03, 2013
The head of HP's Converged Cloud details his views on the challenges and opportunities of moving from virtualized servers to a full cloud deployment.
Tags: cloud computing, HP
HP Refreshes SDN Products, Creates Converged Systems Unit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 30, 2013
The company has launched a wide range of new hardware for data centers.
Tags: SDN, big data, Software-Defined Networking, appliance, data center, hardware, HP
HP and Leap Motion Team Up
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 16, 2013
Very soon, HP PCs will come with motion control built in.
Tags: Leap, motion control, PCS, HP
HP Bursts OpenStack Clouds
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 15, 2013
HP expands CloudSystem with OpenStack messaging capabilities and new integration with 3PAR storage.
Tags: OpenStack, 3PAR, HP, cloud computing
HP Launches 'Project Moonshot' Servers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 08, 2013
The new line of servers runs on Intel's Atom processors.
Tags: processor, Intel Atom, servers, HP
HP Launches Cloud-Based MDM Services
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 05, 2013
HP wants to help enterprises overcome their BYOD hang-ups by bundling MDM, MAM and cloud file storage and syncing.
Tags: BYOD, HP, cloud computing, MDM
HP's Ray Lane Resigns as Chairman, 2 Other Board Members Step Down
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 05, 2013
Lane will remain on the board, but Ralph Whitworth will become chairman.
Tags: chairman, board of directors, HP
How to Present to Industry Analysts
By Rob Enderle | Article Published March 06, 2013
There's an art to creating an event that is informative, convincing and entertaining.
Tags: IBM, presentation, analyst, HP
Cisco Now a Top 5 Server Vendor
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 28, 2013
IBM remains the leader.
Tags: Oracle, IBM, servers, Cisco, IDC, HP
Apple, HP, Dell, Others Sued Over Security Patents
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 27, 2013
Maz Encryption Technologies has filed patent infringement lawsuits against seven technology firms.
Tags: HP, Dell, Fujitsu, Apple, Toshiba, RIM, patent lawsuit, Lenovo
HP Announces Android-Based Slate 7
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 25, 2013
The device carries an attractive price tag: just $169.
Tags: HP, Android, tablet
HP Earnings Beat Analyst Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 25, 2013
CEO Meg Whitman says she doesn't plan to break up the company.
Tags: quarterly financials, earnings, Meg Whitman, sales, HP
HP Expands Cloud Services
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 20, 2013
As HP continues its investment in this emerging technology, Cloud DNS, Load Balancing and Monitoring solutions debut.
Tags: HP, cloud computing, cloud services
Intel Revises Its Itanium Plans
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 18, 2013
Analysts speculate that the end may be near for the chip used in some HP servers.
Tags: HP, Itanium, Intel, server processor, chip
Report: HP Is Working on Android Devices
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 14, 2013
Anonymous sources say the company is building an Android tablet and possibly also a smartphone.
Tags: mobile, Android, smartphone, HP, tablet
HP Limits Student Labor in China Factories
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 08, 2013
The company has issued new guidelines for suppliers in China that use student interns.
Tags: suppliers, China, HP, labor
Apple Is World's Largest PC Maker--If You Count iPads as PCs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 07, 2013
Report says 1 out of 6 computing devices sold last year was an iPad.
Tags: PC market-share battle, Samsung, Microsoft, tablet, Apple, iPad, Windows RT, Canalys, HP, Lenovo
HP Slams Dell's Decision to Go Private
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 06, 2013
A statement from the company suggests now would be a good time for Dell customers to switch to HP.
Tags: HP, Lenovo, Dell
HP Launches Its First Chromebook
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 04, 2013
The Pavilion 14 Chromebook went on sale Monday for $330.
Tags: Google, Notebook, Chromebook, laptop, HP, Chrome OS
PC Sales Slump During Holiday Quarter
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 11, 2013
HP remains the top PC vendor.
Tags: smartphones, Dell, HP, laptops, PC sales, tablets, IDC, Acer, desktops, asus, Lenovo
Justice Department Investigating Alleged Fraud at Autonomy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 28, 2012
HP says it discovered accounting improprieties at the software company it purchased last year.
Tags: software, HP, merger and acquistion activity, fraud, Justice Department, Autonomy
HP Launches New Enterprise Storage Products
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 05, 2012
The company claims the launch is its most important storage announcement ever.
Tags: HP, hardware, Storage, 3PAR, big data, Enterprise
Server Revenues Fall in Q3
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 03, 2012
Dell and Cisco were the only two vendors to see market share gains during the period.
Tags: Gartner, revenue, IBM, HP, Cisco, Dell, server, Linux, IDC
Fixing HP: The Back Story
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 29, 2012
Whitman can fix HP, but in order to do, so she'll have to undo the damage HP boards have done over a decade.
Tags: HP, Leo Apotheker, Meg Whitman, Mark Hurd, board of directors
HP Takes $8.8 Billion Charge Related to Alleged Fraud at Autonomy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 20, 2012
HP says it discovered accounting irregularities at the software firm it acquired in 2011.
Tags: software, HP, quarterly financials, fraud, Autonomy
Greenpeace Releases Annual Guide to Greener Electronics
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 19, 2012
Indian firm Wipro tops the list of green technology companies.
Tags: green technology, Greenpeace, Apple, wipro, Acer, HP, Dell, RIM
HP Unveils Server Designed for Big Data
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 16, 2012
The HP ProLiant SL4500 offers multi-core processors and massive amounts of storage.
Tags: HP, ProLiant, big data, server
HP, Citrix Boost Their Support for Linux
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 06, 2012
HP will pay half a million dollars in dues as a platinum member of The Linux Foundation.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, Linux Foundation, HP, Citrix
HP: Why an Open Cloud Matters
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 30, 2012
HP Cloud executive concedes that Amazon has a seven year headstart on the rest of the industry, yet notes that HP's leverage of open source gives it an advantage.
Tags: open source, HP, cloud computing
HP Cloudifies the Help Desk
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 22, 2012
HP unveils cloud-based ITSM solution that brings social to the service desk.
Tags: cloud computing, help desk, HP
HP Service Anywhere Takes the IT Help Desk to the Cloud
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 22, 2012
The new offering makes IT service management software available on an SaaS basis.
Tags: help desk, IT, SaaS, cloud computing, HP, ITSM software, Enterprise
3,000 HP IT Staffers Will Go to Work for GM
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 19, 2012
The automaker will hire the IT workers as part of a massive "in-sourcing" plan.
Tags: IT staffer, HP, software
HP: The Keys to the Cloud are SLAs
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 17, 2012
At the OpenStack Summit, an HP executive explains what it takes to make the cloud real.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, OpenStack, sla, HP
The World's Largest PC Maker Is HP—Or Maybe Lenovo
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 11, 2012
Gartner and IDC offer conflicting assessments of the PC market.
Tags: HP, Lenovo, PC market-share battle, Gartner, IDC
HP CEO Meg Whitman Makes Key Steps in Turn-Around Effort
By Rob Enderle | Article Published October 03, 2012
HP has too many products, under-performing financials and inadequate metrics. But Whitman has outlined a plan that is under execution.
Tags: HP, Meg Whitman, printers
HP Unveils ElitePad 900 Tablet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 01, 2012
The company gets back into the business tablet game with a Windows 8 device designed for business users.
Tags: Windows 8, Enterprise, HP, tablet
Intel and HP to Build World's Most Efficient Supercomputer
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 11, 2012
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory supercomputer will be devoted to renewable energy and energy efficiency research.
Tags: supercomputer, energy efficiency, HP, Intel
HP Increases Job Cuts to 29,000
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 10, 2012
The company plans to invest the money it saves in R & D.
Tags: restructurings, layoffs, HP
IBM, HP Server Sales Fall in Q2, While Dell Revenue Grows
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 29, 2012
IBM and HP tie as the manufacturers with the highest revenue from server sales.
Tags: Dell, HP, IBM, server shipment stats, IDC
HP Aims To Improve Enterprise Services as Earnings Decline
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 23, 2012
Third quarter earnings show weakness in PC as well as Enterprise product lines.
Tags: enterprise services, HP
HP Posts Mega-Loss after EDS Writedown
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 23, 2012
The world's largest PC maker lost $8.9 billion in its third fiscal quarter.
Tags: PC, earnings, HP, EDS, revenue
Dell Names Ex-HP Exec to Head Enterprise Solutions Unit
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 22, 2012
Marius Haas will replace Brad Anderson.
Tags: solutions, HP, Dell, Enterprise
Meet Gram, HP's New Name for the Company Formerly Known as Palm
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 17, 2012
The division is currently operating in "stealth mode."
Tags: open source, webOS, Palm, HP, Gram
Lenovo's Profit Up 30%, Mobile Business Unit Continues to Grow
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 16, 2012
The Chinese company could soon pass HP and become the world's largest PC maker.
Tags: PC, China, smartphone, profits, HP, Lenovo, revenue, mobile, tablet
HP Scales Networking Tech for Cloud Scale
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 14, 2012
HP introduces Ethernet Virtual Interconnect and Multitenant Device Context to power cloud computing needs.
HP Takes $8 Billion Writedown on Services Arm
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 09, 2012
The company said the charge was necessary because of "the impairment of goodwill" in its enterprise services division.
Tags: Enterprise, HP, services
The Future of Itanium
By Rob Enderle | Article Published August 08, 2012
The processor’s future will be influenced by vendor maneuvering.
Tags: HP, Itanium, Oracle
Judge Rules in Favor of Hewlett-Packard in Oracle Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 02, 2012
Oracle is obligated to continue supporting the Itanium server platform; the next phase of the trial will determine damages.
Tags: Oracle, platform, Itanium, HP, lawsuit, server