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What was that thing before the enterprise-level social network called? It was meetings, personal calls from salespeople or perhaps even the Christmas and summer party right? These “were” the various means that we used to talk with each other and our customers before we were connected o...
Big Data. Social. Mobile. These worldwide trends are sparking new cloud-based applications and driving innovation around the next generation of open, web-based services development. This tectonic shift is fueling the need for new cloud platforms that provide open services in a secure e...
A pack of Wall Street analysts led by UBS’ Steve Milunovich, having little or no faith in Meg Whitman’s Mao-like five-year turnaround plan, has begun saying that HP has no alternative but to split into an enterprise company and a PC company. HP abandoned the notion after it fired...
After HP proved years ago – before phones became a veritable avalanche – that it couldn’t sell the things. And after wasting $1.2+ billion buying Palm only to only to turn off its phones and shut down its tablets – not to mention whatever they’re doing with the leftovers at Gram – H...
It is no secret that HP has been struggling to compete in the mobile scene as evidenced by the heavily discounted Touchpads in the market. Now it is seeking a facelift in the consumer mobile market via Windows 8 and open source WebOS! The company is launching a comeback with two ultra...
HP has persuaded the president of Microsoft North America Robert Youngjohns to come on over and run Autonomy, the British analytics software company former HP CEO Léo Apotheker bought last year for $12 billion and something. It was one of the reasons Apotheker was ousted and replaced...
Back from the long Labor Day weekend, Oracle bit its lip and said that – at the point of a court order – it would continue to make software for HP’s high-end Itanium systems. HP took Oracle to court after it said the Itanium chip was dead in the water and it wouldn’t develop any more...
Autonomy, an HP Company, on Thursday announced that VPI, a global provider of workforce optimization solutions, will embed Autonomy's Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) in its speech and multichannel analytics solutions. The VPI Empower and VPI Empower 911 workforce optimization ...
Previously, Oracle announced that it would stop developing new versions of its software on Itanium microprocessors. For example, that meant version 12c of the Oracle database due out in early 2013 would not be available on Itanium. However, a judge recently ruled that Oracle has a cont...
HP has announced that it's expanding its HP Converged Cloud portfolio with new solutions for VMware vCloud Suite 5.1, enabling clients to transform traditional virtualization deployments into private and hybrid cloud environments with less risk and complexity. Combined with VMware vCl...
The whisper numbers were worse but reality is bad enough. HP managed to squeeze out that buck-a-share it said it would when it warned about that horrendous $8 billion EDS non-cash write-off a couple of weeks ago. Coupled with weak PC results it lost $8.9 billion, or $4.49 a share, w...
Hybrid computing typically is combining private and public clouds. We feel that many of our customers still have a traditional environment, and that traditional environment will not go away anytime soon. However, they're actually looking at combining that traditional environment, the d...
Besides spinning out its webOS team into a new free-standing subsidiary called Gram, HP is going to restart an internal consumer tablet effort as part of its recently conjoined Printing and Personal Systems Group (PPS). According to an internal e-mail leaked to The Verge, HP has hire...
Secrets never stay secret very long at HP, but this sounds more like a secret they want known. HP is moving its webOS gang into a new semi-autonomous company called GRAM. webOS Nation broke the story after it got its hands on a flyer and an internal e-mail penned late last week a...
HP said Wednesday that it’s going to write off $8 billion because its services business is a flat shambles. The goodwill impairment is more than half of the $13.9 billion it paid for EDS, which became HP Enterprise Services (ES) in 2008 so HP could look more like IBM. It’s also chan...
The software application developer is about to become the cloud software-as-a-service application developer. At least this is the truism that we must accept if we give full credence to the ‘trending’ topics coming out of IT vendors’ newswires just now. Logically, as an industry, we ap...
A California Superior Court judge Wednesday ruled that Oracle contracted to port its software to HP’s Itanium-based servers until HP phases out the machines and that HP doesn’t have to pay Oracle anything for the critical widgetry. Oracle immediately said it will appeal and pursue it...
We have a fascinating show today, because we are going to learn about how a prominent European IT-enabled business services provider, Steria, is leveraging cloud services to manage complexity and deliver better services to customers. Paul, is that what you are finding -- that the clou...
HP has introduced HP Configuration Management System 10, a broad update designed to give more types of IT leaders better insight and control over everything from discrete IT devices to complete services-enabled business processes. Especially important for the operational control of hy...
The problem with cloud computing is that the adoption challenge is firmly rooted on the ground. All too often we hear vendors talk about the need for "management and usability" as key must-have characteristics in cloud application platforms, but these over-used generic marketing term...
HP has announced technology solutions and services, as well as financing and training programs that enable resource-challenged small and medium businesses to simplify IT. According to Gartner research, by 2016, at least 50 percent of business email users will rely primarily on a table...
At the request of both companies and the urging of the judge, HP and Oracle took two days off last week from bludgeoning each of other in court. Observers assumed they were trying to quietly resolve their differences over Oracle refusing to write any more new software for HP’s business...
HP announced its first public cloud services on April 10th. And we’ve been the hottest trending topic ever since. Now it’s your turn to get a look at the HP Cloud. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Blake Yeager, Product Manager Lead for IaaS at HP Cloud Services, w...
Cloud Cruiser's new software products provide cost transparency, chargeback, and business intelligence analytics. Cloud Cruiser announced at HP Discover in Las Vegas this week the general release of two new cloud cost intelligence solutions for HP CloudSystem. The new software produc...
As a Bronze Sponsor of Cloud Expo New York, HP is offering special passes to SYS-CON's 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11–14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around ...
HP’s attempt to get a court to order Oracle to continue to develop software for HP’s mission-critical Itanium-based Integrity boxes began Thursday with jury selection, a selection that could be harder, the Recorder says, because of HP’s announcement last week that it’s going to lay off...
CDW LLC (CDW), a provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, announced it has been designated an HP Cloud Center of Excellence, based upon the expertise of its solution architects and integration of HP systems into CDW’s newly opened Technology E...
HP Wednesday named Bill Veghte chief operating officer, a newly created position that relieves the former Windows executive of running the company’s poorly functioning software operation two years and three CEOs after he got the job. Veghte is keeping the corporate strategy charter h...
HP recently announced a massive round of layoffs and at the recent FIRE X conference I was asked what I thought HP might be thinking.  Perhaps HP had become too big to succeed, according to one of the FIRE X futurists on the lawn overlooking the ocean at the Montage Laguna Beach. I imm...
Complaining of a “significant decline in core licensing revenue” at its wildly over-priced $10.2 billion British acquisition – $12 billion something if you throw in the debt – HP is parting with Autonomy’s founder and ex-CEO Mike Lynch. He will be replaced by HP’s chief strategic of...
HP said Wednesday that it would lay off 8% of workforce, 27,000 people, by October or 2014. It figures the move will save it $3 billion-$3.5 billion and expects to re- invest the money in cloud, security and Big Data.
An HP source told Business Insider that HP is going to make “massive” job cuts of 10%-15% of its workforce of 324,600 people. Bloomberg then picked up the tambourine and said the number is more like 8%, or 25,000 people. Factoring in attrition, early retirement and shifting jobs off...
Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), atechnology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, today announced its U.S. operating division has unveiled its HP Cloud Center of Excellence in its Bloomingdale, Ill., facility. Insight is a Premier HP Partner, and its HP Cloud ...
HP, the public cloud’s Johnnie-come-lately, made its first public cloud services available in public beta Thursday and, to make up for lost time HP is going to charge utility prices to use the beta albeit at half what it’ll cost when it goes GA. The widgetry, which reportedly went to...
“We are very pleased to build the next generation of secure cloud computing with HP Cloud Services, and to be the first vendor to manage HP Cloud Security Group policies leveraging the OpenStack API,” commented Dave Meizlik, Dome9 VP of Marketing and Business Development, as Dome9 Secu...
As much as the trial judge in the case between HP and Oracle over Itanium would like them to settle, Reuters reported an Oracle lawyer saying it wouldn’t happen. No surprise there. The judge the other day refused to settle the matter himself by finding for one side or another. Probab...
Limping from losses, like in its executive suite, HP finally took its shot at Amazon Tuesday though it doesn’t like saying that. It announced an open source public IaaS cloud based on the immature OpenStack platform as it promised to do. It will offer public on-demand compute instan...
HP is poised to excel from its unique position to grow right along with the global cloud market for many years. Tuesday HP filled out its cloud computing strategy, a broad-based set of products and services, that set a date (finally!) for its public cloud debut (May 10). By waiting ...
HP's new Converged Cloud strategy targets enterprises, service providers and small- and medium-sized business with a comprehensive yet flexible approach designed to "confidently" grow the cloud computing market fast around the globe. HP has clearly exploited the opportunity to step b...
Cloud computing has sparked the imagination of business leaders, who see it as a powerful new way to be innovative and gain first-mover advantages -- with or without traditional IT's consent. This now means that the center of gravity for IT services is shifting toward the enterprise’s...