Feeds

HP to axe 2,500 jobs

Two per cent of workforce asked to take voluntary redundancy

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Remote control for virtualized desktops

Hewlett-Packard has begun the job-cutting programme chairman Lew Platt recently suggested might be used to help reduce the company's overall costs (see HP admits job cuts on the cards). The cuts will be implemented through a voluntary redundancies and will target 2,500 people, two per cent of HP's workforce. It has already imposed a five per cent pay cut on 2400 managers throughout August, September and October. The company will take a $150 million charge against its Q4 results to cover the severance payments and "other costs". In August HP predicted it would have to spend $100 million, but earlier this month it admitted the figure would be closer to $150 million, thanks to few signs of recovery in the Asian market. ® Click for more stories

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
How to determine if cloud backup is right for your servers
Two key factors, technical feasibility and TCO economics, that backup and IT operations managers should consider when assessing cloud backup.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
The Heartbleed Bug: how to protect your business with Symantec
What happens when the next Heartbleed (or worse) comes along, and what can you do to weather another chapter in an all-too-familiar string of debilitating attacks?