HP offers analytics as a service

Organizations that have big data processing needs have a new option for crunching the number. Hewlett-Packard Co.has announced HAVEn As a Service, a cloud-based way enterprises can subscribe to several of its big

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP offers lean virtual private cloud

Cloud computing must be getting competitive: Even the big companies are getting price-sensitive. For example, Hewlett-Packard Co. this week announced its Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud Lean, a managed infrastructure-as-a-service solution what is says

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP gets closer to Hortonworks

Hewlett-Packard Co. has deepened its partnership with Hadoop distribution maker Hortonworks by investing US$50 million in the startup, for which it gets a seat on the board. The deal not only brings HP

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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