All the bumps in the road to HP's split

Once one of Silicon Valley's most respected companies, HP officially split itself in two on Sunday, betting that the smaller parts will be nimbler and more able to reverse four years of declining sales.

HP goes after Cisco, Arista with open source OS

HP is spearheading multivendor development of an open source network operating system for data centers in an effort to address scale, dynamic operation, and vendor independence.

HP buys Aruba to bolster its wireless networking business

Hewlett-Packard will purchase Aruba Networks to boost its wireless networking business, the companies announced Monday.

HP will offer $24.67 per share, giving Aruba a $3 billion value. The deal is worth $2.7 billion taking into account Aruba's debt and cash.

By buying Aruba, HP will be able to help businesses beef up their wireless networks to meet the demands of an increasingly mobile workforce, the companies said.

HP courts enterprise workloads with new Helion private cloud

How much cloud computing does your enterprise application need? Hewlett-Packard has some of the guesswork out of cloud procurement by adding seven new preconfigured options to its Helion set of cloud services. The Helion VPC (virtual private cloud) offerings are tailored to meet a range of computing requirements, from lighter workloads such as software development to more demanding jobs such as running complex ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications.

HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop

Bringing some enterprise rigor to the wild world of big data, Hewlett-Packard has issued a package that will allow organizations to harness HP's Vertica analytical database engine to investigate reams of unstructured data residing in Hadoop systems.

HP and Nokia join forces to build cloud-based networks for operators

Nokia Networks and Hewlett-Packard are collaborating on a platform that aims to let operators to roll out new services faster by moving to a cloud-based infrastructure.

HP's cloud-based service protects BYOD mobile devices and PCs

Hewlett-Packard wants to make BYOD easier for small businesses through a new cloud-based service to manage and protect mobile devices and PCs.

The company's Web-based Touchpoint Manager service, can remotely check the health of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops. It can also issue alerts and remotely lock or wipe data from devices in case of theft.

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.

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