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September 7, 2010  7:06 PM

HP sues Hurd



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

Breaking up is hard to do. Within a day of the news that former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd is joining Oracle as co-president, HP says it's going to sue the SOB. The lawsuit was previewed on an

September 7, 2010  4:37 PM

Phillips’ Oracle exit not a surprise to some



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Charles Phillips, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Safra Catz, Sun

Charles Phillips, who just resigned as co-president of Oracle,  helped that software giant acquire and integrate a whole lotta companies from PeopleSoft to Siebel to BEA to Sun Microsystems. He...


September 7, 2010  12:12 AM

Hurd in, Phillips out at Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Charles Phillips, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Safra Catz, Sun Microsystems

A month after his ouster as Hewlett-Packard CEO, Mark Hurd has a new job--president of Oracle. Rather co-president of Oracle with Safra Catz.


September 5, 2010  4:43 PM

Mark Hurd heads to Oracle?



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

Here's one you had to see coming. Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd is talking to Oracle about his next job, according to the Wall Street Journal citing "people familiar...


September 2, 2010  4:30 PM

By ‘winning’ 3Par, does HP lose the game?



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

Our national nightmare is over. Dell has given up its bid for 3Par, declining to match or exceed Hewlett-Packard's latest $33/share (that's--gulp-- $2.1 billion) cash bid.


September 1, 2010  1:07 PM

Looks like HP will win 3Par prize



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

Word on the street is that 3Par is ready to be embraced by Hewlett-Packard. As the epic HP-vs-Dell bidding war stands, Dell has till today to counter HP's latest $30 per share bid for the cloud storage company.


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 26, 2010  8:36 PM

HP counters Dell’s counter for 3Par



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

This is getting tiresome. HP just bid  $27 per share counter offer for 3Par. This $1.8 billion offer counters


August 26, 2010  1:27 PM

Most burning questions for Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Dell, Exadata, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, IT products and services, John Fowler, Larry Ellison, Oracle, Solaris, SPARC, Sun

There are so many questions about what Oracle is doing with its new Sun franchise, it's hard to suss out the top few, but here's a try.   1: What's really going on with Sparc? While


August 26, 2010  1:02 PM

Take that HP! Dell ups the ante on 3Par



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Dell, HP, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies

Today it's Dell offering mo' money for 3Par. Dell sweetened its previous $18 per share bid to $24.50 and helpfully posted to its Web site that 3Par has accepted that offer. Earlier this week, HP tried to...


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