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HP to offer consulting, support services for VMware NSX

HP is getting cozier in its relationship with VMware as the company unveiled new consulting and support services for VMware's NSX software-defined networking product.

Cisco files $58M lawsuit against HP over cancelled VoIP services contract

Cisco and HP are now locked in a legal battle over a VoIP contract. According to a Network World article, the two companies entered into a contract back in 2012 in which Cisco could provide services to one of HP's VoIP customers.

HP increases performance of 3PAR StoreServ products

HP has updated the software that runs all of its HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage products to boost the performance of its storage area networking – SAN – and other storage products.

Hewlett-Packard's latest financials point to challenges for enterprise business post split

Hewlett-Packard's final earnings report before its November split missed the mark on several fronts, including the core businesses that will make up the new Hewlett-Packard Enterprise company.

HP expands big data with Vertica, Haven Startup Accelerator and more

HP made several announcements at its HP Big Data Conference in Boston today, including news on Vertica, work with Hadoop and Apache Kafka, and more on Distributed Rpredictive analytics.

Avni simplifies porting of apps between clouds using HP SDN

Software-defined cloud vendor Avni is now working with HP as a member of its software-defined networking partner base. Avni is combining its SDC offering with HP's open SDN controller to provide ops and DevOps professionals with the ability to quickly and easily move existing multi-tier applications and workloads to the cloud.

Robbins era of Cisco leading to more focused operations

Chuck Robbins is only into his second week as new CEO of Cisco Systems, but ever since his appointment (and John Chambers' retirement) was announced in May, Cisco has been shedding superfluous businesses and streamlining its operations at the top.

HP offers threat intelligence insight with new TippingPoint security product

With the growing threat of cyberattacks, most of the major networking vendors are looking for ways to help enterprises protect their networks and their assets. The latest announcement on that front comes from HP, which released the TippingPoint Threat Protection System.

Next step in HP's Helion transformation: Buy Stackato

HP this week said it plans to buy Stackato, ActiveState's Cloud Foundry-based, private platform-as-a-service business, in a move that appears to be part of a larger effort at HP to step up its cloud ambitions.

All smartwatches tested by HP are vulnerable to cyberattack

As more people buy smartwatches and bring them into the enterprise, these same devices could pose significant security risks. HP's Fortify security unit tested 10 different smartwatches and found that all of them were vulnerable to cyberattacks.