HP

August 23rd, 2012

HP Posts Mega-Loss, Plots Long Recovery

The takeaway from HP’s quarterly posting of a mega-loss of $8.9 billion is that the company is “still in a turnaround”, according to CEO Meg Whitman. Ms. Whitman, the company’s sixth CEO in seven years, told investors and analysts on a conference call, “During the quarter we took important steps to focus on strategic priorities, [...]

May 11th, 2012

HP Introduces Trinity Powered Sleekbooks

Intel’s line of Ultrabooks now have a little bit of competition in the war to take back some of the ultraportable laptop market share from Apple’s Macbook Air. Earlier this week Hewlett Packard announced the Sleekbook, which is everything an Ultrabook is save for the inclusion of a Trinity APU from AMD instead of an [...]

April 24th, 2012

St. John Ambulance Chooses HP to Revive Ailing Storage Network

Hewlett Packard announced in late April that St. John Ambulance has selected HP storage and server solutions to improve scalability and increase availability to support the organization’s daily operations of providing first aid services and training across Alberta. Recently, St. John Ambulance began working with HP reseller partner Metafore IT Solutions on a transition to a virtualized environment using VMware vSphere 4.0. [...]

April 20th, 2012

HP to Build Printer Factory in China

The China Daily is reporting Hewlett-Packard has contracted Foxconn Electronics to open and operate a printer factory in the city of Chongqing, located in southwest China. HP CEO Meg Whitman is reported as saying that the recent merger between HP’s PC and printer it the reason the company wants to expand in China. CEO Whitman told the [...]

March 20th, 2012

HP to Combine Profitable Printer Division with Personal Systems Group

According to sources that spoke under the condition of anonymity to All Things Digital, Hewlett Packard is planning on combining its PC and printer divisions. This amalgamation, should it occur, would be the first major change within the company since Meg Whitman took over in September after ex-CEO Leo Apotheker was usurped. Mr. Apotheker had planned [...]

February 23rd, 2012

HP’s Earnings Still in Free Fall

Even with a new CEO at the helm, Hewlet Packard’s earnings continue to plummet as the company hemorrhages market share in all sectors. “In the first quarter, we delivered on our Q1 outlook and remained focused on the fundamentals to drive long-term sustainable returns,” said CEO Meg Whitman in a statement. “We are taking the [...]

February 3rd, 2012

HP Slips up and Releases New Server Details

On Friday morning HP accidentally leaked some details about its upcoming Xeon E5 powered Proliant Gen8 server line. The pages listed details of the upcoming single- and dual-socket BL, ML and DL Gen8 servers. These details were quickly retracted from HP’s site. A reporter for the IDG news wire managed to take a look at [...]

January 31st, 2012

Oracle-HP-Itanium Court Battle Continues Despite Oracle Setback

A vitrolic court battle between Hewlett Packard and Oracle over Intel’s Itanium platform and HP’s ex-CEO Mark Hurd took a turn in HP’s favour Monday, when a judge dismissed Oracle’s fraud claim against the company. The saga begun last year, when Oracle discontinued its support for Intel’s Itanium platform  – a platform jointly developed by HP [...]

January 18th, 2012

Former Microsoft Exec Named as HP’s new Chief Strategy Officer

Hewlett Packard announced today that it is naming former Microsoft executive, and current vice-president of software, Bill Veghte, to the position of strategy officer. Mr. Veghte joined HP in 2010 after spending 19 years at Microsoft, having been repeatedly passed-over as a candidate for the presidency of the Windows division. “Every 10 to 15 years, [...]

December 14th, 2011

PNY Launches HP v240b/v240g Tiny USB Flash Drives

PNY Technologies, Inc., is considered a leading designer, manufacturer and a worldwide leader in DRAM Memory and Flash Memory products, and authorized partnership with HP since 2008. December 2011 PNY has introduced its popular line-up – the HP v240b/v240g, which is a tiny but elegant designed drive targeting mainly business people. The drive comes in [...]