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HP to break itself into two companies

Hewlett-Packard, one of the most prominent technology companies in the world, is splitting into two Fortune 50 companies, the firm announced on Monday.

By the end of its next fiscal year, which will end in October 2015, HP will officially become two companies:

HP leapfrogs Red Hat to become top contributor to OpenStack

According to the website Stackalytics.com, which tracks the companies that make code contributions to the open source cloud project, HP has overtaken Red Hat as being responsible for more new code than any other company in the latest release of the software.

Becoming the top contributor to OpenStack means different things to different people. For some, it amounts to bragging rights. Others may consider this a significant move for a company like HP to back a still-growing open source project like OpenStack.

HP buys cloud provider Eucalyptus, Marten Mickos to lead HP Cloud

Hewlett-Packard has agreed to buy cloud platform provider Eucalyptus, stepping up HP's efforts in the growing field of cloud computing,

Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos will manage HP's cloud business and report directly to Meg Whitman, HP's chairman, president and CEO, HP announced Thursday.

HP Wants to Help You Build Your Own Google

Anyone can now run their software on Google’s worldwide network of computers — perhaps the most advanced computing system on earth — and Google believes that, eventually, everyone will be happy to do so.

HP creates a new way to sell data centers

Hewlett-Packard is selling its data center services in a new way, via a program it calls "facilities as a service," or FaaS.

Businesses today either build their own data center or lease space at a colocation facility. HP is offering a middle approach.

HP France, priorités 2014: cloud, big data, mobilité, sécurité; PME et start-up.

Gérald Karsenti, P-DG de HP France, a fixé les priorités 2014 : plan de transformation, marchés PME et start-up ciblés et 4 thématiques fortes :cloud, big data, mobilité, sécurité. Pas de restructuration majeure en vue.

HP brings converged infrastructure smarts to its servers

The HP OneView appliance allows data center administrators to provision, manage and monitor the operational health of HP BladeSystem servers and HP ProLiant generation 7 and 8 servers. Over time, it will also support other HP servers, such as HP's new Moonshot Arm servers.

HP introduces SAP HANA-based cloud service

Hewlett-Packard has introduced a cloud service around SAP's HANA in-memory database, targeting customers who want to analyze big data. Called HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA, it will be available worldwide with the initial rollout in Australia and New Zealand, HP said late Sunday.

HP shuffles leadership as revenue falls in Q3-2013

CEO Meg Whitman is consolidating the marketing and communications groups, among other movements in the C-suite.

HP equips WorkSite with file-sharing service

Hewlett-Packard has launched a file storage service for users of its Autonomy WorkSite document management software that it promises can be more helpful than consumer-focused hosted file services.

"With consumer-grade services, you can't govern what's out there and often you are not sure about security," said Dan Carmel, who is the head of enterprise content management strategy and solutions for HP Autonomy.

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