But although its enterprise group showed growth of two percent, its other divisions – personal systems, printing, enterprse services and software showed declines from the same period last year. Enterprise services fell nine percent, as did software.
All in all, HP’s revenues showed a 2.8 percent decline – and it expects further small declines in revenue.
The enterprise group managed to sell more storage and servers, with a two percent rise in sales. That follows CEO Meg Whitman’s decision a few months ago to shake up the unit.
Whitman thinks that HP needs to spend more money on research and development.