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August 27, 2010  1:05 PM

3Par picks Dell



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies

3Par said it has accepted Dell's $1.8 billion dollar buyout offer. Continued »

August 23, 2010  9:37 PM

HP promises to bring 3Par goods to the channel



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Storage

One of Hewlett-Packard’s stated goals for its proposed $1.6 billion buyout of 3Par is to broaden and deepen distribution of 3Par’s storage technologies.


August 23, 2010  12:30 PM

It’s on! HP outbids Dell for 3Par



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Mark Hurd

This morning, Hewlett-Packard launched a $24 per share cash bid for 3Par and its data storage expertise. The offer touches off a bidding war against Dell, which offered $18 per share for 3Par last week.


August 19, 2010  8:58 PM

HP recruits tech reporter to fix corp comms



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Connie Guglielmo, David Shane, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Mark Hurd

This is a little inside baseball but it still bears noting. Hewlett-Packard, fresh off its latest CEO scandal, has brought in a reporter--a very good reporter--to lead corporate communications. HP said today that Connie...

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August 16, 2010  12:14 AM

HP v. Hurd reverbs continue



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, pretexting, shareholder suit

If HP's beleaguered board thought the unpleasant Mark Hurd headlines would evaporate soon, it has another think coming. Continued »


August 6, 2010  9:32 PM

Hurd out at HP



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Mark Hurd

Mark Hurd is out as CEO of HP. That little stunner dropped after close of business today when Hewlett-Packard disclosed an internal investigation into a relationship between Hurd and an...


February 19, 2010  9:20 AM

Cisco dumps HP as partner



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Cisco, data center hardware, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT products and services, partner program

Can't we all just get along? Apparently not, if "we" is Cisco and Hewlett-Packard. The latest in the nasty HP vs. Cisco data center hardware battle is that Cisco is dumping HP, a long time partner but increasingly a rival, from its partner program. [kml_flashembed...


January 11, 2010  6:56 PM

HP, Cisco partner events face off



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and servies, John Chambers, Mark Hurd, partner conference

Talk about counter programming. Hewlett-Packard slated its partner conference directly opposite  Cisco's previously planned partner summit. Here's the VAR Guy's take on this move--which will put joint...


November 18, 2009  1:17 AM

Cloud Computing 101: New HP offering for schools offers lesson in innovative cloud solutions



Posted by: Heather Clancy
cloud computing, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and servies, school

Hewlett-Packard had a mega-briefing this week about thin client and client virtualization technology that I will be reporting on in greater depth, but one of the "products" that the company's partners should consider studying most closely is something called HP SchoolCloud.


September 29, 2009  3:11 AM

HP, Microsoft moves irk partners



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, compliance, ERP, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, Microsoft Business Solutions

Hewlett Packard channel partners were unpleased to learn this week that HP will make them foot the bill for new compliance training. HP wants all its parters to comply with the U.S. Government Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by year's end. And said compliance will set them back $120 which they...


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