HP bets $50 M on Hortonwork’s Hadoop

Hewlett Packard and Hortonworks have entered into a strategic partnership that will see HP pump US$ 50 million towards the coordinated development of big data solutions for enterprise businesses. The joint efforts of

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HP tweaks 5400 switch

Seven years ago, Hewlett-Packard Co. brought out its first switch that supported the fledgling OpenFlow protocol for software-defined networking, the modular HP 5400. Sales have been good enough that it has been upgraded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Tibco hires ex-HP exec Todd Bradley

California-based business intelligence solution company Tibco Software has named former Hewlett-Packard printing and personal computing systems boss Todd Bradley as its new president. Bradley will be report directly to Vivek Ranadive, founder of

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HP contends its flash array matches cost of spinning disk

LAS VEGAS – The advent of solid state hard drives has created a conundrum for IT managers: Flash drives offer speed needed for many real-time applications, but at a price premium over spinning

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP announces global network of cloud service providers

LAS VEGAS – There are many ways technology companies muscle their solutions into the increasing demand by customers for cloud computing. Hewlett-Packard Co.’s latest effort is to line up service providers around the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP has turned the corner: Meg Whitman

Two and a half years ago Hewlett-Packard Co. was in disarray, in red ink, facing a loss of investor and customer confidence amid the departure of its CEO over a controversial US$10 billion

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2015 will be breakout year for SDN: HP

LAS VEGAS – Hewlett-Packard believes the opening of its upcoming software-defined networking application store may be the move organizations need to shift from piloting SDN to implementing the long-talked about technology. The online

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Big announcement expected from HP boss Meg Whitman

LAS VEGAS – When Meg Whitman took over as chief executive at troubled Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2011, no one doubted she had an enormous job ahead of her. So every time she speaks,

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HP’s Pro x2 612 is a business-friendly tablet PC

Hewlett-Packard is aiming one of its latest mobility products at what it sees as a growing number of users that lean towards work-oriented tablet devices that also come with a full function keyboard. The company

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Low growth in routing and switching market: IDC

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) reached $5.2 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (1Q14), representing year-over-year growth of 0.4 per cent and a significant seasonal decline of -12.3 per cent

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HP hammers ‘uncertainty’ message to partners on Lenovo’s x86 purchase

Regulatory approval of Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business is still pending but the world’s second largest server vendor has lost no time in warning channel partners of the uncertainties associated with

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HP releases social-enabled, predictive data backup

No, Hewlett-Packard is not talking about backing up your corporate data to Facebook. However, the company is rolling out a line-up of adaptive backup and recovery solutions that leverages social media technologies to

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OpenStack gets boost from HP

Enterprises and service providers looking to investigate private clouds are increasingly checking out the OpenStack open source platform for building cloud infrastructure, which has some big vendors supporting it. Now Hewlett-Packard has doubled

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon