HP 5400 switch gets a facelift

Seven years ago, Hewlett-Packard Co. brought out its first switch that supported the fledgling OpenFlow protocol for software-defined networking, the modular HP 5400. Sales have been good enough that it has been upgraded

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP says its all-flash array is equal to cost of spinning disk

LAS VEGAS – The advent of solid state hard drives has created a conundrum for IT managers: Flash drives offer speed needed  for many real-time applications, but at a price premium over spinning

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP says it has “breakthrough” vision of future computing

LAS VEGAS -- In the movies, there's no shortage of imagination for what computers with unlimited power can do -- run time machines, star ships or let people virtually walk through data. Hewlett-Packard

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP to create global network of cloud service providers

LAS VEGAS – There are many ways technology companies to muscle their solutions into the increasing demand by customers for cloud computing. Hewlett-Packard Co.’s latest effort is to line up service providers around

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP is back, declares Whitman

Two and a half years ago Hewlett-Packard Co. was in disarray, in red ink, facing a loss of investor and customer confidence amid the departure of its CEO over a controversial US$10 billion

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP expands encryption for enterprises

LAS VEGAS – Encrypting data is one of the best ways of ensuring attackers can’t run off or damage the corporate jewels. However, it usually comes with a performance hit and is difficult

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SDN to break out in 2015, says HP

LAS VEGAS – Hewlett-Packard believes the opening of its upcoming software-defined networking application store may be the move organizations need to shift from piloting SDN to implementing the long-talked about technology. The online

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP makes supercomputer for enterprises

LAS VEGAS –Cloud computing may be on every CIOs lips but Hewlett-Packard Co. believes there’s lots of life left in data centres. To prove it, the company announced a new supercomputing system called

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP’s Whitman in spotlight at Discover conference

LAS VEGAS – When Meg Whitman took over as chief executive at troubled Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2011, no one doubted she had an enormous job ahead of her. So every time she speaks,

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon