Avaya and HP Enterprise Services sign comms deal

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - August 26th, 2014

Avaya and HP Enterprise Services (ES) today announced a multi-year agreement to offer cloud-based unified communications, contact centre technology and management solutions for enterprises.

Interview: HP CIO Ramon Baez

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - July 1st, 2014

HP CIO Ramon Baez talks about HP’s vision for cloud computing and big data, and how HP can help its customers make the most of these new technologies.

HP brings water to the supercomputer market

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - June 15th, 2014

The server uses some new HP-patented techniques to keep water away from the hardware

HP to slash 16,000 more jobs despite PC growth

James Niccolai by James Niccolai - May 26th, 2014

Hewlett-Packard reported increased profits Thursday as its PC business turned in a strong quarter, but the company will slash thousands more jobs to reduce costs.

HP moves to ease printing from Android tablets, smartphones

By Agam Shah by By Agam Shah - February 18th, 2014

Hewlett-Packard wants to make wireless printing of documents from Android mobile devices as easy as tapping one button.

HP expands OneView into VMware environs

Joab Jackson by Joab Jackson - February 11th, 2014

Hewlett-Packard is expanding the scope of its OneView infrastructure management console, releasing a OneView plug-in that should help system administrators more efficiently manage their VMware vCenter operations with OneView functionality.

HP envisions the holistic data center

Joab Jackson by Joab Jackson - January 26th, 2014

Hewlett-Packard has launched a set of services designed to help organisations manage their data centres more efficiently, using the principles of DCIM (data center infrastructure management).

Air France: Linux servers enhanced by HP cloud solution

Antony Savvas by Antony Savvas - January 21st, 2014

Air France says it has automated and increased the reliability of its 1,500 Linux servers by deploying a private cloud solution.

HP brings Windows 7 ‘back by popular demand’

Ian Paul by Ian Paul - January 21st, 2014

With Windows 8 bearing a good share of the blame for the declining PC market, HP is falling back on Windows 7 for its latest marketing push.

HP launches voice-enabled tablets in India

John Ribeiro by John Ribeiro - January 16th, 2014

Hewlett-Packard appears set to re-enter the smartphone market with the launch in India Wednesday of two tablets running the Android OS and offering voice-calling capability.

HP ships an Android all-in-one PC, plus several business laptops and desktops

Michael Brown by Michael Brown - January 7th, 2014

It seems like a bit of a disconnect for HP to announce new commercial PCs at a trade show focused on consumer electronics, but HP -which didn’t book exhibit space at this year’s CES – is wise not to waste the opportunity.

HP Spectre 13 review: a welcome return to the basics

Nate Ralph by Nate Ralph - December 24th, 2013

HP’s Spectre 13 runs Windows 8, but it doesn’t contort, flip, swivel, or do any of the other impractical tricks that look so fun in advertisements. It’s not a tablet strapped to a dock, or a tablet with a keyboard cover, either. It’s just a regular ol’ Ultrabook. A very, very good Ultrabook.

Tech Mahindra, HP announce centre of excellence in Bangalore

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - December 10th, 2013

Tech Mahindra today announced the launch of its Global Centre of Excellence with HP in Bangalore.

HP regains server top-spot from IBM in final quarter

James Niccolai by James Niccolai - December 5th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard took back its server crown from IBM last quarter as the overall market contracted, IDC reported Wednesday.

HP shows signs of improvement after tough spell

James Niccolai by James Niccolai - November 27th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard reported results for the last quarter of its fiscal year on Tuesday, and although sales were down from a year earlier there were some much-needed signs of improvement.

Google and HP pull Chromebook 11 from shelves due to overheating chargers

Chris Martin by Chris Martin - November 17th, 2013

Google and HP have been forced to stop selling the recently launched Chromebook 11 due to faulty chargers.

IBM acquires Fiberlink as mobile-security strategy lynchpin

Ellen Messmer by Ellen Messmer - November 14th, 2013

IBM yesterday announced an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.

HP porting venerable Nonstop server platform to x86

James Niccolai by James Niccolai - November 5th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard has announced a multi-year effort to port its Nonstop server systems, used by banks, telcos and other businesses that need maximum reliability, from Intel’s Itanium architecture to x86.

HP enjoys networking success, predicts the same for Big Data

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - November 4th, 2013

HP has transformed its position in the networking space from a year ago and is now ready to do the same with Big Data, according to the heads of its Middle East operations.

HP’s department merger aims to ‘revolutionise’ storage industry

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - October 29th, 2013

HP’s policy of ‘Converged Infrastructure’ aims to combine the departments of servers, storage and networking into one arm of the business.

After leak, HP says revenue will dip slightly next year

James Niccolai by James Niccolai - October 10th, 2013

It doesn’t take much to please Hewlett-Packard’s investors these days. HP confirmed Wednesday that its revenue will decline slightly next year, but the mention of “pockets of growth” sent hearts aflutter.

HP to tackle cloud, security, Big Data, mobility at GITEX 2013

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - October 8th, 2013

HP aims to showcase an enormous range of enterprise solutions at GITEX Technology Week 2013, with cloud, security, Big Data and mobility forming the crux of the vendor’s participation at the show.

Successful IT professionals are ‘willing to self-train’, says HP head

Anh Nguyen by Anh Nguyen - October 2nd, 2013

IT professionals will need to be flexible and willing to self-train if they are to be successful, according to HP’s head of innovation.

This little box adds NFC mobile printing to recent HP LaserJet, Officejet printers

Melissa Riofrio by Melissa Riofrio - October 2nd, 2013

HP wasn’t the first to embrace near-field communications (NFC) as a way for printers to keep up with the mobile world – Brother gets that prize – but it’s catching up fast.

HP and VMware Enable Customers to Unify Data Center Networks

Bilal Khan by Bilal Khan - September 24th, 2013

HP and VMware, Inc. announced plans to collaborate to deliver the industry’s first federated network solution, designed to  provide customers unified automation of, and visibility into, their physical and virtual data center networks. […]

IBM eyeing microservers to compete with HP’s Moonshot

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - September 11th, 2013

IBM is working to develop microservers based on low-power processors but isn’t sure yet when the systems will be introduced.

Top 15 Tech companies with huge cashpiles

Ann Bednarz by Ann Bednarz - September 3rd, 2013

Tech companies are hanging onto record amounts of cash, and industry watchers want to see more of it reinvested in the companies or distributed to shareholders.

HP replaces enterprise chief, posts Q3 sales drop

Stephen Lawson by Stephen Lawson - August 22nd, 2013

Hewlett-Packard reassigned Enterprise Group chief Dave Donatelli on Wednesday as it reported an 8 percent decline in revenue for its fiscal third quarter, saying all of its major divisions except software brought in less money than a year earlier.

HP joins Nvidia’s Grid alliance

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - August 20th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard has joined Nvidia’s growing Grid alliance, equipping a Gen8 Proliant blade server with graphics boards that can speed up and lower the cost of virtual desktop deployments.

HP consolidates record management applications

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - August 7th, 2013

In a move to consolidate overlapping lines of software, Helwett-Packard is merging three of its records management products into a single offering, to be called HP Records Manager.  The company promises that the […]

Head of HP’s Middle East PC division leaves company after 17 years

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - July 25th, 2013

Salim Ziade, the head of HP’s PC division in the Middle East, has left HP after 17 years with the company. Ziade, whose official title was General Manager, Printing and Personal Systems (PPS) […]

PC shipments drop 11.4% in Q2 as Lenovo surpasses HP

Martyn Williams by Martyn Williams - July 11th, 2013

Weakness in the global economy, component shortages, sluggish demand for Windows 8 and the popularity of tablets all contributed to another double-digit percentage decline for the global PC market in the second quarter.

HP fined A$3m for false statements about warranties

Stephanie McDonald by Stephanie McDonald - July 8th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Australia has been fined A$3 million by the country’s Federal Court for making misleading statements to customers and retailers about warranties.

HP ties knot with Google, as Whitman talks up customers

Patrick Thibodeau by Patrick Thibodeau - June 13th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday said it has begun to integrate its hardware and management systems with Google Apps. The announcement was part of CEO Meg Whitman’s nearly hour-long presentation at its big user conference […]

Is this man the next CEO of HP?

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - May 28th, 2013

Many analysts and journalists have recently hinted that Meg Whitman’s successor will be hired internally, and Bill Veghte’s name has often been uttered in the same sentence. The ex-Microsoft man, responsible for, possibly, […]

HP updates IT automation suite for cloud deployments

Joab Jackson by Joab Jackson - May 14th, 2013

Further pursuing its strategy to help enterprises move workloads to hosted environments, Hewlett-Packard has updated a number of its IT management tools with more capabilities to work with public and private clouds.  The updated […]

McAfee taps Intel to offer high-throughput intrusion-prevention system

Ellen Messmer by Ellen Messmer - May 12th, 2013

McAfee is taking advantage of its new owners by rolling out a high-throughput intrusion-prevention system (IPS) family built on Intel technology. The Intel-based NS-Series comes in three models: the 2U-sized 9100 and 9200 […]

HP announces new ProBooks, including touchscreen model

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - May 6th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard on Monday kicked off a series of upcoming PC announcements with new ProBook 400 series laptops, including a 15.6-inch model with a touchscreen. The new laptops are 36 percent thinner and 18 […]

HP announces Converged Systems business, unifies server divisions

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - April 30th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it has created a business unit that will deal in purpose-built systems based on specific applications and usage models, and also announced the reorganisation of its server unit. The […]

HP News

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - April 29th, 2013

HP ships $169 Slate 7 Android tablet

Agam Shah by Agam Shah - April 28th, 2013

Hewlett-Packard on Friday started shipping its US$169.99 Slate 7 tablet with Android 4.1, which signals the company’s reentry into the consumer tablet market after the TouchPad imploded in 2011. The tablet became available […]

HP COO, Bill Veghte, makes first ME visit during the Road To Innovation

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - April 15th, 2013

Today marked one of the biggest one-day HP events ever to hit the Middle East, with its Road To Innovation show stopping off at the Jumeriah Beach Hotel in Dubai. As well as […]

HP to create enterprise-friendly cloud, takes aim at AWS

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - April 15th, 2013

HP can stake a bigger claim in the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market by creating an enterprise-friendly rival to Amazon’s ‘consumer’ cloud, according to the head of the firm’s Converged Cloud unit, […]

HP, Oracle see Itanium court battle delayed

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - April 11th, 2013

Oracle and Hewlett-Packard’s ongoing legal battle over software for Itanium has run into another delay, and this time there’s no telling how long it will last.  HP sued Oracle in 2011 after the […]

HP launches revolutionary new class of server, Moonshot

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - April 9th, 2013

HP demonstrated that innovation is well and truly alive as it announced the official release of its new revolutionary class of server, Moonshot, to an exclusive selection of press and analysts in London […]

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