Hewlett-Packard announced a fiscal third-quarter profit forecast that beat analysts' estimates, pushing the stock up 13 percent in Thursday morning trading, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Usually, techno wars have only two camps, usually comprised of major vendors and their flagship customers pushing for one standard or another like TDMA vs. CDMA or ATM vs. IP. But it is different this time.
The New York Times today profiled Cisco CEO John Chambers' new strategy for big data and in the process, put a fine point on the most important question for the big data market, one being answered with four different approaches by some of the biggest names in networking and computing: "The question could ultimately be whether the center of the system is in the data, as EMC thinks, or in H.P.'s servers, IBM's software, or Cisco's network."
On Tuesday, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will question Apple CEO Tim Cook and Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer about Apple's practice of shifting profits offshore to avoid U.S. tax payments.
LAS VEGAS–Juniper Networks this week unveiled its JunosV Contrail Controller, an open standards-based controller for software defined networking (SDN), as part of its JunosV Contrail family of products.
Businesses can now deploy Chromebooks for use at shared kiosks, thanks to a new Managed Public Sessions feature from Google.
HP has created a new business unit to focus exclusively on the converged infrastructure opportunity presented by big data.
HP unveiled Monday new Converged Cloud products for the enterprise that incorporate OpenStack technology.
"These kids? They could care less about structured query language. This is a schema-and-read generation versus a schema-and-write generation."
Wall Street is not sure how to react to the recent personnel changes of HP's board of directors. After climbing yesterday following the news, HP's stock price is on the way down today, dropping 1.79 percent on mid-day trading. Since Monday, the stock price has declined over 8 percent.