Tag Archives: HP

GSA Awards Spots on $5B Telecom Contract to 21 Firms

The General Services Administration has awarded 21 companies positions on the $5 billion Connections II telecommunications and network support contract. The GSA calls the award a “one-stop shop for buying telecommunications, network and communications solutions”, which will support existing infrastructure and customized agency needs. The companies will compete for task orders …

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SAP Names Qais Gharaibeh Managing Director for its UAE Operations

SAP (NYSE: SAP) has recently named Qais Gharaibeh managing director of its operations in the United Arab Emirates. Gharaibeh will lead field operations in the country and will report to Sam Alkharrat,  managing director of SAP Middle East and North Africa. “Drawing on his impressive track-record, Qais will be integral …

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HP to Provide HUD with Application Management for Automated Computer System

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has been awarded a five-year contract to provide applications management services for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development‘s automated computer system. The single family acquired asset management system maintains day-to-day operations associated with more than 65, 000 single-family properties. HP said contract will work enable HUD …

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DISA Taps HP to Assess DOD Enterprise Network, IT Systems

The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) to pilot a program that will test for vulnerabilities in Defense Department enterprise networks and IT systems. The company will provide project management,  implementation and training services for the assured compliance assessment solution pilot and assess network compliance with department standards. “DISA needs a cybersecurity …

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HP Buys Autonomy Corp to Expand Enterprise Information Offerings

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has acquired control of Autonomy Corporation plc., buying approximately 87.34 percent of Autonomy shares for $33.77 per share in cash. The acquisition positions HP in control of Autonomy and as leader in the enterprise information management space. Autonomy provides IT solutions for unstructured and structured information with data analytics, …

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Former Ebay CEO Meg Whitman Takes Over at Hewlett-Packard

Hewlett-Packard‘s (NYSE: HPQ) board of directors has appointed former Ebay CEO Meg Whitman as president and CEO, effective immediately. The appointment follows Léo Apotheker‘s resignation as president, CEO and as a director of the company. Whitman has served as a member on HP’s board for the past eight months. Ray Lane has also moved from …

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HP to Provide Air Force with Workstations, PCs Equipped for Harsh Environments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will provide new workstations and desktop PCs to the U.S. Air Force as part of the branch’s enterprise IT purchase program. HP will include customized agency configurations that meet memory, audio and video standards and tests. The Air Force IT commodity council selects vendors for its client, computer and servers …

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HP Subsidiary Wins $72.3M Renewal for Medicare and Medical Services; Dennis Stolkey Comments

HP Enterprise Services announced that HP‘s (NYSE: HPQ) subsidiary NHIC Corp. has won a $72.3 million contract with the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NHIC will continue to service durable medical equipment suppliers in 11 northeastern states and the District of Columbia on the five-year contract renewal. Company services will include …

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HP May Spin-Off PC Group into New Company; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) is considering a wide array of options as it looks to exit the PC market and hone focus on software and cloud computing offerings, the company said in an official release. The company’s board of directors has authorized the company to evaluate strategic alternatives for HP’s …

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HP Enterprise Services Appoints John Visentin as EVP; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has appointed John Visentin to replace the retiring Tom Iannotti as executive vice president of HP Enterprise Services, effective immediately. Visentin will be responsible for driving enterprise services growth and will now report to Léo Apotheker, HP president and CEO, as a member of HP’s executive council. Visentin previously led HP …

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