Despite rumours of private equity money, and takeovers by people as diverse as Microsoft and even HP, it appears that AMD is still getting the kind of support it needs from partners in its egosystem (sic).
Here at the Canalys Channel Forum (CCF) conference in Barcelona, HP went out of its way to give AMD express backing and even exclusivity in the way of product launches. more»
While it has been scaled back because many in the Channel hate it, HP’s daft Value System Integrator sales programme is still running.
The brilliant idea was started as a way to beat Dell on pricing by removing distributors from the supply chain and using that margin to give customers discounts. more»
Software giant Microsoft has unveiled a partnership to allow businesses to buy Surface Pro tablets and Surface accessories through Dell’s enterprise sales division.
Starting next month, it is part of a cunning plan, which will involve Microsoft working with other companies like HP and Accenture on promoting its tablets for business use. more»
Analyst Raymond James has created a flap over his idea that now is the perfect time for HP to buy EMC.
James believes an acquisition deal between HP and EMC is a “distinct possibility” as HP inches closer to its company split date in November. more»
The maker of expensive printer ink, HP will be splitting itself in two on November 1.
HP queen bee, Meg Whitman said that everything will be good to go for the separation of HP and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise would be effective on November 1. more»
Beancounters at Gartner said that thedData centre industry is about to see some rapid change after 15 years of more or less being a snooze.
In its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking report Big G said that emerging innovations like software-defined networking (SDN) and disaggregation switching, and data centre networking was shaking up the industry. more»
Technology consulting services provider Computer Sciences is planning to separate its government business from its commercial information technology division.
Word on the street is that an announcement could come next week, when CSC releases its fiscal 2015 earnings on May 19. more»
The maker of expensive printer ink HP, which is hiving itself off into two businesses has issued the logo of its new HP Enterprise logo and it is… well… pretty square.
Somewhere at the design stage, HP decided that it did not need a real logo and just stuck a hollow rectangle on a piece of paper. more»
The war of words between HP and the former owner of Autonomy, Michael Lynch has ended up in a court battle in the UK.
The maker of expensive printer ink has lodged a claim in London against Lynch and a former colleague for damages of about $5.1 billion over their management of Autonomy, the company it bought in 2011. more»
Former HP boss the winsome (and lose some) Carly Fiorina said the chances she would run for the US presidency in 2016 were “higher than 90 percent” and that she would announce her plans in late April to early May.
Fiorina said she could not yet announce the bid because she was working to establish her team and put together what she described as “the right support” and financial resources. more»
Hewlett Packard has decided to strike a deal with Bang & Olufsen to bring its sound systems to its PCs, to its tablets, and to its accessories.
Under the deal, HP said it will custom tune every notebook, desktop and tablet it sells for “precise sound”. more»
Even though terminal clients are in an inexorable decline, thin clients performed quite well in 2014, with growth up 4.6 percent compared to the year before.
And there may be brighter news ahead for thin clients, according to a report from market research company IDC – enterprises are expected to resume projects in 2015 that were delayed by the worldwide slump. more»
The market for customised backup appliances reached $1 billion worldwide in the fourth quarter of last year.
This market represents standalone disk products that use software, disk arrays, server engines, and more specifically data coming from backup software.
IDC said that the market for this kind of kit rose by four percent in 2014 and generated revenues of $3.26 billion. more»
Cupertino based Apple Inc has decided to ditch HP and Dell to supply its servers and instead is looking to Taiwanese firms to supply its data centre needs.
That’s according to Taiwan wire Digitimes which said some of the local white box server manufacturers have already received orders from Apple for boxes. more»
Maker of expensive printer ink HP has finally won court approval of its settlement with shareholders over its botched Autonomy deal.
US District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco granted preliminary approval to the accord Friday, saying that unlike the last proposal it doesn’t provide officers and directors with broad protection against possible lawsuits that have nothing to do with the Autonomy acquisition. more»