Posts tagged “HP”

March 24

Premium Lock Inside HPE Services: Financials show a positive trajectory

Analysis: HP Enterprise's first financial report earlier this month shoes year-to-year margin improvements indicating a positive trajectory in HPE Services turnaround, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kevin Collupy.


Updated March 7

Premium Lock The new HPE's focus: Hybrid cloud, security, big data, software

The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman Analysis: The first quarter of the newly split-off HP Enterprise under Meg Whitman offers analysts a chance to review the strategy of the former software and services side of HP. Technology Business Research Analyst Andrew Smith takes a look.

March 4

Premium Lock Inside HPE: Tech disruption weighs on financials

Analysis: The first quarterly earnings release filed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) underscores the opportunities and challenges inherent in a market undergoing significant technological and competitive disruption, concludes Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber.


Updated February 29

Premium Lock HP Inc.'s tough quarter triggers speeding up of layoffs, cost cuts

HP Analysis: HP Inc. starts its independent existence with a tough quarter, and the news means the faster cutting of 3,000 jobs as well as other non-labor spending reductions, says Technology Business Research analyst Ezra Gottheil.

Updated January 13

Premium Lock Lenovo drives up PC sales in US even as global sales decline

Global personal computer sales fell in 2015 for the fourth consecutive year, but there's good news for No. 1 seller Lenovo in the data. The company drove up sales in the U.S. and also grew its worldwide market share even as net sales dropped.

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Updated January 1

Premium Lock Inside the new HPE: Discovering the new in the old HP

At the recent Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover event in London, executives laid out their vision for the new HP, built on the split of the tech giant into services and hardware. Technology Business Research Analyst Cassandra Mooshian liked what she saw and heard.

The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman

November 26, 2015

Premium Lock Inside HP: Tech giant ends single-company status with revenue, profit declines

HP Analysis: HP's earnings results from its last quarter as a single company underscore its need to realign around changes in the global PC and data center markets., says analyst Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.

November 25, 2015

Premium Lock The old HP closes its books with a financial whimper

HP Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) went out with a whimper Tuesday, as the venerable computer-maker issued its final quarterly earnings report as a unified tech conglomerate, showing another drop in sales for most of its business divisions.

November 24, 2015

Premium Lock HP faces another quarter of financial declines in its last as a single company

HP It's earnings day for HP, and analysts at Technology Business Research aren't expecting much in the way of good news. Our Insiders get the details.

Updated October 19, 2015

Premium Lock Dell's EMC buy underscores its drive for greater relevance

Dell Dell's EMC buy gives it competitive muscle, Fitch Ratings says, but will to 60-day "go-shop" provision lead to a better offer from other large tech companies such as Cisco?

October 16, 2015

Premium Lock PC makers collaborating on $70M ad campaign

A Lenovo PC  When was the last time you shopped for a PC? For many people, smartphones, tablets, and devices such as Chromebooks have usurped the role PCs tradtionally played in our digital lives. So, PC makers including Dell, HP, Lenovo, Intel and Microsoft are collaborating for the first time on a joint ad campaign to tout what they call "unprecedented, substantive innovation in the PC category."

Updated October 9, 2015

Premium Lock PC shipments decline, but Lenovo shows strong growth

Lenovo               Worldwide PC shipments declined 7.7 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year. Shipments totaled 73.7 million units, but continued to show weakness, according to preliminary results by Gartner Inc. Lenovo showed the strongest growth among the top five U.S. vendors.

Updated August 26, 2015

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.

Lenovo's x86 server business operates globally Lenovo's x86 server business operates globally

August 21, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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.

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