HP to Split PC/Printers, Enterprise Tech Businesses; Meg Whitman Comments

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Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will split the company into two publicly traded firms by the end of fiscal year 2015–  with one company set to specialize in enterprise IT hardware, software and services and the other in personal computers and printers. The company said Monday that the enterprise hardware and services business will operate as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and the PC and printing...

CMS Extends Terremark ID Mgmt Hosting Services on HealthCare.gov for $15M

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Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Terremark subsidiary has received a $15 million contract extension from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide cloud-based identity management services for the HealthCare.gov website, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that this modification extends the company’s work on managing user access to HealthCare.gov and expands a previous $31...

HP Awarded Air Force Digital Printing Tech BPA

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has been awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement to supply printing equipment and associated consumable supplies to the U.S. Air Force. HP will provide a range of single-function and multi-function printers for the Air Force’s digital printing and imaging program, HP said Monday. Products covered under the contract include HP’s LaserJet Enterprise color...

Robert Vrij Joins HP as SVP, Americas Region Enterprise Sales Lead

Robert Vrij, formerly global sales chief at Alcatel-Lucent, has joined Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) in November as senior vice president and general manager of enterprise sales for the Americas, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Regional leaders in the U.S., Canada and Latin America region will report to Vrij as he takes on a newly-created position in the company, Spencer Ante and Sam Schechner...

Al Kinney: HP to Help DHS Acquire Security Software for Cyber Defense

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will provide licenses for two application security products to 33 U.S. government civilian organizations under a Department of Homeland Security-run cyber defense program. The company was awarded a $32.4 million contract for the licenses as part of DHS’ potential five-year, $6 billion Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation contract vehicle, the company said Wednesday. HP...

Christian Mezger Promoted to CFO at Ciber

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Christian Mezger Christian Mezger, formerly senior vice president of finance at information technology consulting company Ciber (NYSE: CBR), has been promoted to chief financial officer. He succeeds Mike Lehman, who has been acting CFO since September 2013, the company said Tuesday. Mezger joined Ciber 2011 after a 15-year career at Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) that included roles such as VP of finance...

HP Enterprise Services to Take Over As HealthCare.gov Web Host

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Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has won a contract to take over as web hosting provider for HealthCare.gov in a move that will transition the federal health insurance marketplace to a new data center, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Spencer E. Ante writes that HP Enterprise Services will take in $38 million for the work under the Department of Health and Human Services award and that efforts...

Mike Feldman to Head Xerox Large Enterprise Operations; Armando Zagalo de Lima Comments

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Mike Feldman, formerly a senior vice president for Xerox Corp.‘s (NYSE: XRX) global document outsourcing services business group, has been appointed a corporate VP and president of large enterprise operations. He will be responsible for growth initiatives in content management, document management outrsourcing, managed print services and technology sales globally, Xerox said Wednesday. “Mike’s...

Silver Lake Vet Todd Morgenfeld Joins HP, Helped Negotiate Dell Buyout

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Todd Morgenfeld, a former executive at Silver Lake Partners, has joined Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) as a senior vice president and will help with the company’s mobility strategy, CNN Money reported Thursday. Dan Primack writes Morgenfeld was previously involved in negotiations surrounding Silver Lake’s offer to acquire Dell (NASDAQ: DELL). Silver Lake and Michael Dell intend to acquire...

HP to Increase Regular Quarterly Dividend 10%

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) announced today that its board of directors has authorized a regular quarterly dividend of 13.2 cents per share, which it expects to declare in May. The company said the payment represents a 1o percent increase over the previously announced dividend it will disburse on April 4, for stockholders of record on March 14. That dividend will remain at 12 cents per share, according...