Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced this week that it would offload its struggling consulting unit and merge it into a new company with competing IT services firm CSC. The numbers being projected by this new Frankenfirm are formidable. But as Recode noted, the layoff tally could also be huge.
HP has released a remote graphics tool for Mac uers so they can tap into the computing power of HP Z workstations, CIO said in an article.
HP is expected to unveil tomorrow what could be the thinnest laptop on the market, aiming to take over as top innovator, the Wall Street Journal noted.
HP said said during the report of its financial results for its first quarter that the company's PC sales were hit by Microsoft's move to offer Windows 10 as a free upgrade, according to Petri.
Several computer makers took to Mobile World Congress this week with new Windows 10 devices in tow. The laptops, 2-in-1s and other gadgets show the blurring line between mobile computing and professional devices and outline some form factors Microsoft is pushing in Windows 10.
HP is set to sell laptops and tablets with built-in privacy filters to help guard against visual hacking in which hackers attempt to gather information or credentials by looking over a user's shoulder. HP said the integrated privacy filter will first be available on its EliteBook 840s later this year.
The networking industry, like any industry that has been around for so long, always seems to be in the midst of consolidations. Larger vendors frequently purchase smaller companies, beefing up specific capabilities to address enterprise customer needs or buying their way into emerging markets.
The most important stories from 2015 – a hint at a rebound at Microsoft, Apple's impact on the enterprise, setbacks for women in tech and the continuing struggle of traditional enterprise IT vendors – promise to influence IT in 2016.
White label vendors, which most often supply the massive data centers that run cloud services, have been challenging the traditional big names in the server market. Gartner's research into server shipments and revenue for the third quarter shows that continues to be the case.
Maybe these names will come as little surprise when leaders of the enterprise networking space are discussed, but it appears that Brocade, Cisco, HP and Huawei are leading the market. That's according to a new IHS report that analyzed the top six revenue producers in the space.