• To wash your keyboard or not to wash your keyboard, that is the question

    Posted October 25, 2012 - 11:45 am

    Ever have the urge to put your keyboard in the dishwasher? Turns out that’s not such a nutty idea
  • HP CEO tells users what she's going to do -- and what she isn't

    Posted October 25, 2012 - 11:28 am

    Whitman makes it clear to gathering of IT execs that HP won't enter the smartphone business next year.
  • HP betting big on cloud to help company turn around

    Posted October 22, 2012 - 4:02 pm

    A few weeks ago HP's Meg Whitman braced tech watchers with sobering warnings that earnings for one of the pioneering companies of Silicon Valley may fall 10% next year, and may not grow for another two years.
  • HP offers new low-cost SaaS service desk

    Posted October 22, 2012 - 1:42 pm

    HP, which has a long history in providing service management tools in the enterprise as on-premise systems, managed services and SaaS offerings, is releasing on Monday an entirely new SaaS product for the service desk, called HP Service Anywhere
  • Review

    Next-gen HP ProLiant pumps up the jam

    Posted October 20, 2012 - 7:31 am

    HP's DL380p Gen8 dances through virtualization workloads and server administration with compelling mix of speed and ease
  • GM to hire 3,000 HP employees as it insources IT work

    Posted October 18, 2012 - 8:38 pm

    HP has agreed to transfer 3,000 of its employees to the General Motors payroll, as the automaker moves IT operations in-house, the two companies announced Thursday.
  • Review

    Review: HP Cloud challenges Amazon and Google

    Posted October 10, 2012 - 6:15 am

    HP's OpenStack-based IaaS cloud blends openness and portability with nice proprietary extras and welcome hand-holding
  • HP takes aim at Cisco, Juniper with full SDN portfolio splash

    Posted October 2, 2012 - 2:43 pm

    HP this week will unveil a software-defined networking portfolio that spans infrastructure, control plane operations and applications in an effort to lead the emerging SDN market.
  • HP ElitePad 900 tablet won't run Snap feature

    Posted October 1, 2012 - 6:38 pm

    The HP ElitePad 900 tablet, announced earlier Monday, comes with a screen resolution below what's required to run Snap, a unique feature that allows two apps to be viewed simultaneously.
  • HP's Windows 8 tablet has a fatal flaw

    Posted October 1, 2012 - 4:36 pm

    HP's upcoming ElitePad 900 tablet seems like a solid option for Windows 8 business users, until you read the fine print.
  • HP adds 2,000 to layoff list

    Posted September 10, 2012 - 9:15 pm

    Hewlett-Packard's layoff just got a little bigger. The company, in a U.S. Security and Exchange filing, said it will eliminate 29,000 positions, an increase of 2,000.
  • HP security smorgasbord upgrades include management software, IPS and printer access

    Posted September 10, 2012 - 4:12 pm

    HP is announcing widespread improvements to its security portfolio including security management software, services, IPS platform and even printer security.
  • How HP can use Itanium ruling to beat Oracle

    Posted September 9, 2012 - 9:03 pm

    If Hewlett-Packard plays its cards right, it could turn Oracle's court-ordered support for HP servers running Itanium chips into a better platform for Oracle software than it was when HP and Oracle were bosom buddies.
  • Is HP committed to IT outsourcing?

    Posted September 1, 2012 - 9:35 pm

    HP had little to offer in the way of good news last week. The company reported an $8.9 billion loss —the largest in the company's 73-year history —driven by a $10.8 billion write-down related to its 2008 acquisition of IT service provider EDS and severance costs associated with recent layoffs.
  • How Dell and HP can avoid being dragged down by PCs

    Posted August 24, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    Neither Dell nor Hewlett-Packard is in danger of going under, but both are losing enough PC business to Lenovo to drag the rest of the company down. The choices that CEOs Michael Dell and Meg Whitman make in their attempts to cure what ails Dell and HP will define their legacies, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle writes.
  • HP's bad quarter could prove bad for America

    Posted August 24, 2012 - 8:55 pm

    Unless Hewlett-Packard gets its act together quickly, Lenovo will soon become the world's number one PC maker.
  • HP plots its recovery

    Posted August 23, 2012 - 8:48 pm

    In its 73 years, Hewlett-Packard has had bad quarters, but perhaps none like the one it posted Wednesday. Its $8.9 billion loss was huge, but there was little drama about it.
  • UPDATE: HP reports $8.9B Q3 loss on writedowns, weak sales, lowers full-year forecast

    Posted August 22, 2012 - 10:26 pm

    Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday announced a US$8.9 billion loss for its third quarter ended July 31 due to writedowns and weak hardware sales and also said full-year results would be at the low end of its previous guidance.
  • Review

    HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000: lust-worthy looks, so-so performance

    Posted August 21, 2012 - 9:31 am

    HP's Sleekbooks are a line of higher-end systems based on AMD processors. These notebooks are slim, light, and have a cool, ultramodern design. But the Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000 isn't super high-end: it has an AMD processor and 4GB of RAM, and it costs just $600. In other words, it's the perfect notebook for people who care more about looks and price than processor speed. The looks are even a notch above the slim and similar-looking Acer Aspire TimelineUltra M5.
  • HP spins off 'Gram' as independent home for WebOS

    Posted August 16, 2012 - 2:39 pm

    The death of webOS has been proclaimed loudly and often ever since HP announced that it was donating the Linux-based mobile operating system to the open source community, but like the Energizer Bunny, it seems to keep going.
  • HP layoffs won't hit India, Whitman says

    Posted August 14, 2012 - 9:02 am

    HP CEO Meg Whitman is telling the company's India workers that they won't be hit by HP's plans to cuts its global workforce.
  • HP aims three-part effort at network virtualization

    Posted August 14, 2012 - 7:50 am

    Hewlett-Packard is readying three new software capabilities that are designed to help enterprises pool their computing and storage resources across a network.
  • Rackspace, HP go all in with OpenStack

    Posted August 1, 2012 - 11:28 am

    Rackspace and HP have each brought major portions of their cloud offerings based on the OpenStack code out of beta and into general availability today.
  • How to choose an IaaS provider

    Posted July 23, 2012 - 2:12 pm

    Move over, Amazon: Google, HP, and Microsoft, and others want a seat at the table. How do you choose among all those IaaS providers? Start with this quick primer.
  • HP bundles asset discovery tools

    Posted July 23, 2012 - 1:56 pm

    Hewlett-Packard has reorganized its suite of enterprise configuration-management software, collecting into one package a number of its asset discovery tools and equipping its asset database for multiclient service.
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