Yesterday, while I was poking around on Facebook researching potential stories ideas from my newsfeed, a rather random item popped up from managed service provide Evolve Technologies: Actually, it was a random photo that popped up on the Fairfax, Va.-based company’s Facebook page, one of the company’s CEO, David Sobel, wearing one of those red noses that you’d normally see some clown wearing at the circus. Continued »
Today’s HP Summit has been heavy on buzzwords and light on details, but there is now some verification that Hewlett-Packard plans to build a “cloud-based” (what else?) store for enterprise applications.
HP, which already launched Infrastructure-as-a-Service for enterprise customers will offer public cloud infrastructure in the future, said Leo Apotheker, HP CEO on Monday afternoon. Continued »
Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker will take the stage later today in San Francisco to outline his (so-far unclear) vision for the IT giant.
Hewlett-Packard shareholders should not vote for three new board members backed by new HP CEO Leo Apotheker, according to Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.
The advocacy group said HP CEO Leo Apotheker improperly moved to appoint these new directors, contrary to the computer giant’s own rules about board member selection. Continued »
One of the topics that I blog about most regularly (elsewhere) is green IT. Personally speaking, I think one of the easiest ways for a technology solution provider to become involved in the green IT movement is by bringing expertise in end-of-life product management to its customers. Indeed, why not think about end of life at the beginning of life, when you are deploying technology? Continued »
Sometimes you wonder if Hewlett-Packard can buy itself a break. Checkout this Wall Street Journal headline: IBM shows HP how to serve clients.
Last week it was Cisco Systems’ turn to court SMBs. The networking giant, which has had its head in the enterprise with UCS, used its annual Cisco Partner Summit to talk up the importance of the SMB market. Continued »
Oracle, which some wiseguy termed the world’s scariest software company, may now–with the Sun acquisition — be the world’s scariest IT company, Period.
The software giant’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems famously turned it into a hardware company–raising eyebrows in some very big boardrooms. Last September, IBM chairman Sam Palmisano publicly noted Oracle as the competitor that worries him most. Continued »