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Posts tagged “HP”

Updated 10:08 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock IDC, Gartner reports: Lenovo didn't gain all marketshare IBM shed in x86 server deal; Cisco surges

If you have wondered why Lenovo has cut jobs in its RTP-based x86 server business this year, some proof can be found in the latest global server sales statistics from IDC. New numbers from Gartner are similar. Yes, Lenovo revenues and share jumped tremendously after buying IBM's x86 business last year, but the growth didn't match the revenues and share IBM shed. Meanwhile, there's good enws for Cisco.

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August 21

Premium Lock Inside HP: Tech giant stumbles into its last quarter as a single company

HP Analysis: HP's 2Q15 financial results reveal significant challenges within its businesses, and its ongoing realignment to adapt to changes in the global PC and data center markets is contributing to short-term execution challenges, writes Stehpen Belanger, an analyst at Technology Business Research.

August 20

Premium Lock Look for HP to disclose continuing financial declines

HP Tech giant HP is scheduled to disclose its latest quarterly financial report after the markets close Thursday - and the news may not be good. That's the expectation of Technology Business Research analyst Stephen Belanger.

Updated July 2

Premium Lock HP moves ahead with plan to split; enterprise group leader quits

HP Hewlett-Packard is moving ahead with plans to split into two companies with CEO Meg Whitman to lead the new venture focused on enterprise software and services. The previous head of the HP hardware group, meanwhile, quit.

Updated June 11

Premium Lock $200M NetSuite-Bronto deal closes; analyst expects 'strong' Red Hat earnings; Monsanto after Syngenta investors; China frees GSK investigator; HP paying $100M in Autonomy deal

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: NetSuite closes on its acquisition of Durham-based Bronto Software; RBC expects "strong" earnings from Red Hat; Monsanto targets Syngenta shareholders; China frees a GSK investigator; and HP to pay $100 million in Autonomy class-action suit.

May 22

Premium Lock Inside HP: Financial decline, business challenges persist as split nears

HP Tech giant HP made news Thursday by disclosing the $2 billion-plus sale of a server business in China, but the latest earnings report shows revenue declines at each of its business units year-over-year. Technology Business Research takes a look at what's happening as HP nears a split into two groups.

May 21

Premium Lock HP sells China server unit; Peak 10 grows in Triangle; Time Warner Cable back in play?; Spotify expands; PayPal's $25M fine

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: HP is selling its server business in China; Peak 10 expands in the Triangle; will Altice buy Time Warner Cable?; Spotify adds more services; and PayPal pays $25 million settlement.

Updated April 13

Premium Lock Lenovo widens hold on No. 1 PC global ranking, surges in US

Lenovo's products PC sales are plunging worldwide, but not at Lenovo. The world's No. 1 computer manufacturer widened its hold on the top sales spot in the first quarter, driving up sales and market share, two reports show. Lenovo also is continuing to gain share in the U.S.

March 2

Premium Lock HP's big deal: Tech giant buys Aruba Networks for $2.7B

HP "Enterprises are facing a mobile-first world and are looking for solutions that help them transition legacy investments to the new style of IT," HP CEO Meg Whitman says. "By combining Aruba's world-class wireless mobility solutions with HP's leading switching portfolio, HP will offer the simplest, most secure networking solutions to help enterprises easily deploy next-generation mobile networks."

February 3

Premium Lock HP's CEO receives raise despite persistent sales slump

Meg Whitman Meg Whitman was paid $19.6 million in cash and stock last year, up from $17.6 million in 2013, after HP's board of directors raised her base salary to $1.5 million from $1 and bestowed additional cash and stock awards based on her performance last year.

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Updated January 13

Premium Lock Lenovo's grip on No. 1 PC spot slips as HP surges

New statistics show that Lenovo is selling more PCs than ever and its global market share is growing. It's also closing in on Apple for the No. 3 spot in U.S. sales. But former No. 1 HP is surging, with a global growth rate twice that of Lenovo.

HP surges to virtual tie with Lenovo HP surges to virtual tie with Lenovo

November 26, 2014

Premium Lock Even as HP restructures, its future remains unclear

In his analysis of HP's latest earnings report and corporate update, Technology Business Research analyst concludes: HP's short-term results are pressured by strategic reorganization, and the vendor's long-term market positioning remains unclear.

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November 26, 2014

Premium Lock HP's latest earnings show continuing turn-around struggle

Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead.

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October 29, 2014

Premium Lock Report: Automation is eliminating jobs in outsourcing

India outsourcing  IT service providers continue to consolidate headcount across regions while seeking to optimize global delivery operations though automation. Technology Business Research Inc.'s (TBR) semiannual Global Delivery Benchmark documents vendor performance, attrition and utilization rates, as well as market, growth and profit drivers across 14 of the largest systems integrators.

Updated October 9, 2014

Premium Lock Lenovo reaches record 20% global market share in PC sales

Lenovo broadens its lead in global PC sales, topping the 20 percent market share plateau for the first time, according to research firm IDC. Lenovo has ranked first now for six consecutive quarters.

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October 7, 2014

Premium Lock HP's split: Good news, bad news for a tech giant in transition

Analysis: HP's sort-of breakup portends good and bad outcomes for a big technology vendor in transition, writes Ezra Gottheil of Technology Business Research.

HP promises service access everywhere HP promises service access everywhere

Updated October 6, 2014

Premium Lock HP splitting into two businesses: services and hardware

Hewlett-Packard is splitting into two companies - one focused on technology services led by Meg Whitman and the other including HP's hardware groups such as PCs and printers. HP, which competes fiercely with Lenovo, had been in negotiations with EMC about a possible merger.

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Updated October 6, 2014

Premium Lock Former Lenovo exec to lead HP's separate PC-printer group

Don Weisler, a former senior executive at Lenovo, will lead HP's hardware division as CEO under Meg Whitman's plan to split the technology giant into two parts. Weisler bolted Lenovo for HP in 2011 and took over HP's PC group last year.

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Updated September 23, 2014

Premium Lock What's up at EMC? A Cisco-EMC marriage with VMware as wedding gift?

Wall Street analysts and journalists are having a field day with reports that EMC is looking for a merger partner. One analyst says a Cisco-EMC marriage makes sense with VMware as a wedding gift. EMC owns 80 percent of Vmware. Meanwhile, Forbes says an EMC-HP deal "would have been a disaster."

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September 22, 2014

Premium Lock Report: EMC, which has major Triangle presence, mulls merger

EMC  EMC, one of the largest manufacturers of data storage products which has a major presence in the Triangle area, is mulling merger and other options, according to The Wall Street Journal. A UK tech news site says a merger with HP with Meg Whitman leading the combined company is a possibility.

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