Tag Archives: HP

SAP Team Sets World Record for Largest Data Warehouse

A team of engineers led by SAP have set a new Guinness World Record for the largest data warehouse, four times larger than the previous record. The 12.1 petrabyte data warehouse was built by engineers from SAP, BMMsoft, Red Hat, Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ), NetApp and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), the company announced Wednesday. Engineers …

Read More »

Marilyn Crouther: HP to Help Run DoD’s Manpower Data Center for $548M

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) will help operate the Defense Department‘s global technology infrastructure under a potential five-year, $548 million task order. The company will provide technology and integration services for the Defense Manpower Data Center to update and maintain its hardware and software systems, HP said Wednesday. Marilyn Crouther, senior …

Read More »

Bethany Mayer Takes HP Network Functions Virtualization SVP, GM Roles

Bethany Mayer, formerly networking lead at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), will serve as  senior vice president and general manager of HP’s network functions virtualization initiative, Silicon Angle reported Monday. John Furrier writes Mayer will report to Martin Fink, executive vice president, chief technology officer and HP Labs director. Mayer will also be responsible for …

Read More »

Qualcomm Buys Several Thousand Granted and Pending Patents from HP

Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) has purchased 1, 400 granted patents and pending patent applications in the U.S. from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed amount. The purchase also includes 1, 000 granted patents and pending patent applications from other countries and covers technologies such as the Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone mobile operating systems, Qualcomm said Thursday. Qualcomm …

Read More »

HP, Salesforce Forge Cloud Alliance; Marc Benioff, Meg Whitman Comment

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Saleforce.com (NYSE: CRM) are partnering to develop a dedicated instance in the Salesforce multi-tenant cloud that is built to run on HP’s converged infrastructure. The service will be available for an undisclosed fee to Salesforce.com customers, HP said Monday. Marc Benioff, Salesforce chairman and CEO, said the service …

Read More »

HP Wins $103M to Help DHS Operate ID Mgmt System

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has won a potential 10-year, $103 million contract to help the Department of Homeland Security implement an identity management system, FCW reported Monday. Mark Rockwell writes the company will be responsible for the system’s technological infrastructure, which will include 400 enrollment and ID issuance workstations …

Read More »

Vyomesh Joshi Named Harris Board Member

Vyomesh I. Joshi, a retired Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) executive vice president, will begin serving on the board of directors at Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) starting Sept. 1. The 59-year-old veteran, who was a Yahoo Inc. board member from 2005 to 2012 and is currently a Wipro Ltd. director, retired last year after …

Read More »

HP Reorganizes Executive Leadership Team; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has reorganized its executive leadership team as part of efforts to further the company’s turnaround initiative. Bill Veghte, the company’s chief operating officer for the past 15 months, will serve as executive vice president and general manager of the enterprise group and coordinate the company’s cloud …

Read More »

HP Wins $166M Medicare Claims Processing Order; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has won a $166 million task order to host and update claims processing applications for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS awarded the order to HP under its indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Virtual Data Center-Prime program, HP said Wednesday. The company will deploy its Enterprise Application …

Read More »

Ray Ozzie, James Skinner, Robert Bennett Elected to HP Board

Ray Ozzie, former chief technical officer at Microsoft, is among three new appointees to the board of directors at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), All Things Digital reported Monday. Arik Hesseldahl writes HP also named James Skinner, formerly CEO of McDonald’s, and Robert Bennett, former CEO of Liberty Media, to its board. …

Read More »