Hp News & Analysis
| Friday Dec 6, 2013
HP has overtaken IBM to become the world’s biggest server vendor in terms of revenue in the third quarter this year, according to new figures from IDC, a market research company. This follows recent and indirectly related research by Forrester that identified HP as the top private cloud vendor in the market right now.
| Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
Private cloud computing is going mainstream. It has moved from a technology limited to a handful of innovative enterprises to a technology that has been prioritized for development in the next 12 months by more than half the enterprises surveyed, according to new Forrester research. Differentiation between competing vendors now lies in user experience, ease of use and the provision of hybrid environments.
| Wednesday Nov 27, 2013
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman may have managed to turn the fortunes of the struggling information technology giant around. The company's share prices climbed as much as 7 percent in after hours trading on the strength of fourth quarter financial results that beat analysts’ expectations. Have corporate appetites for hardware and networking products returned?
| Thursday Nov 21, 2013
HP Autonomy (HPA) has just announced Data Protector v8.1 will be available in January. While it comes with a bunch of new features, the real significance of this release will be the introduction of an entirely new way of looking at and implementing data recovery.
| Thursday Oct 31, 2013
At the beginning of 2013, it seemed that ever-improving mobile technology and home broadband speeds were finally delivering the “work anywhere” nirvana that so many of us had looked forward to. But since then, two unexpected announcements have caused many organizations to stop and reconsider whether they really want their workforce so widely distributed.
| Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
If HP Autonomy’s augmented reality (AR) application has been attracting a lot of attention since its release in 2011, the announcement this afternoon that v2.5 takes it to the cloud should make it globally accessible to everyone — and grab a lot more attention in doing so.
| Wednesday Oct 16, 2013
HP Autonomy is releasing a new marketing analytics hub that it describes as a milestone in its efforts to carve out a larger slice of the marketing analytics pie. It's not just a new release, but also the development of a new ecosystem that pulls together HP technology and its partners in a way it hasn’t managed to do before.
| Friday Oct 11, 2013
Our first look at Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprises Content Management (ECM) showed a dynamic, growing ECM market populated by vendors that cover the full range functionality needed by enterprises to manage information. This becomes particularly apparent in the Niche Quadrant where there are 14 vendors that cover specific areas across the ECM spectrum.
| Wednesday Oct 9, 2013
Depending on who you ask, Hewlett-Packard made this week one of two moves regarding where its employees work:
They either pulled a Marissa-Mayer-Yahoo-esque directive or ... they didn’t.
| Thursday Sep 26, 2013
In the first part of our look at Forrester Wave for ECM 2013, we saw that the market is changing rapidly as vendors are forced to provide functionality that corresponds to enterprise productivity rather than compliance needs. We also saw that agile, small vendors are starting to eat away at the dominance of the large, established players. Even still, the Wave is led by EMC, IBM and OpenText, while HP pushed its way into the Leaders' segment on the back of the Autonomy acquisition.
| Wednesday Sep 25, 2013
The Enterprise Content Management (ECM) market is changing again. According to the recently published Forrester Wave for ECM for 2013, vendors are being pushed to provide new functionality that addresses productivity goals in the enterprise, with flexibility and ease-of-use now key requirements. Meanwhile, smaller, functionality specific vendors are starting to eat away at the leadership position of the traditional heavyweights.
| Thursday Sep 19, 2013
In recent months, HP-Autonomy has been pushing hard in the information governance space. The push continues today with the release of an upgrade to their Application Information Optimizer software. We used the occasion to talk to Joe Garber, VP of Information Governance at HP Autonomy (HPA), to find out exactly what is behind recent developments in HP's information governance strategy.
| Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
Just when you think things couldn't get much worse for HP, the Dow Jones Industrial Average said it is giving HP the boot.
| Friday Aug 23, 2013
If yesterday’s poor Q3 figures took the wind out of Meg Whitman and HP’s sails, you wouldn't know it. In fact, according to reports, HP is back in the acquisition market, but won’t touch anything with a price tag over US$ 1.5 billion.
| Thursday Aug 22, 2013
HP is still waiting for a change in its fortunes, according to last night's Q3 figures. They showed weak profits, poor PC sales, its crucial Enterprise Group down 9% and prompted CEO Meg Whitman to admit there will be no turnaround in 2014.