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  • HP tries to find business use for touchscreen PCs

    Hewlett-Packard sees businesses in the future adopting touchscreens, but the technology needs further development to be an alternative to keyboards and mice in corporate environments, a company executive said.

    Written by Agam Shah13 Oct. 09 15:07
  • SAP, HP to deepen ties around BI

    SAP and its long-time partner Hewlett-Packard will announce plans to more closely link their technologies for BI (business intelligence) and data warehousing.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus10 Oct. 09 07:36
  • Report: Brocade puts itself up for sale

    Brocade Communications Systems Inc. has hung a "for sale" sign on its door, according to a report today in the Wall Street Journal. Brocade declined to comment on the report.

    Written by Lucas Mearian06 Oct. 09 06:16
  • HP prepares new Integrity servers for Tukwila launch

    Hewlett-Packard will make some significant updates to its Integrity server line next year to coincide with the launch of Intel's first quad-core Itanium processor, known as Tukwila, an HP executive said.

    Written by James Niccolai01 Oct. 09 05:37
  • HP abandons EDS brand

    HP Wednesday announced it would leave the EDS brand behind and rename its IT services provider business HP Enterprise Services.

    Written by Denise Dubie24 Sept. 09 05:33
  • HP builds collaboration tool into workstations

    Hewlett-Packard is building collaboration software with video, application-sharing and 3-D graphics support into several of its workstation models, giving the high-definition conferencing market an option well below the cost and scale of telepresence.

    Written by Stephen Lawson23 Sept. 09 02:18
  • Dell agrees to buy Perot Systems for $3.9B

    Dell has agreed to buy Perot Systems for around US$3.9 billion in cash, and intends to make the company its global services delivery division, the companies said Monday.

    Written by Peter Sayer22 Sept. 09 06:16
  • HP offers SSDs in ProLiant server line

    HP has announced it will offer 60GB and 120GB solid-state disk (SSD) drives as an option across the full range of HP ProLiant G6 servers, as well as in select ProLiant G5 servers.

    Written by Lucas Mearian18 Sept. 09 07:23
  • HP pushes ultrathin laptop to businesses

    Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday introduced the ProBook 5310m lightweight business laptop, which features a low-power chip from Intel traditionally used in inexpensive home PCs.

    Written by Agam Shah16 Sept. 09 05:57
  • HP subsidiary acquiring AIG's software operation in India

    MphasiS, the Indian services subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard (HP), said on Wednesday that it reached a definitive agreement to acquire AIG Systems Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (AIGSS), the IT services arm in India of insurer American International Group (AIG).

    Written by John Ribeiro12 Aug. 09 17:22
  • HP's third quarter propped up by EDS buyout

    Hewlett-Packard reported a 2 percent drop in revenue for the July quarter, which was better than expected, and said its business is stabilizing.

    Written by James Niccolai19 Aug. 09 09:51
  • How UPS is scanning and printing its way to savings

    At first glance, UPS's warehouse workers might be mistaken for gun-toting cyborgs out of a dystopian movie. But a closer look at the stainless steel devices wrapped around employees' forearms reveal a hi-tech contraption that scans barcodes and shoots bright magenta ink--not laser beams.

    Written by Cindy Waxer29 July 09 04:59
  • HP targets the cloud with new hardware

    HP has designed a new portfolio of hardware, software, and services, aimed at reducing costs and saving resource, particularly for businesses involved in Web 2.0, cloud and high-performance computing.

    Written by IDG Online Staff12 June 09 08:27