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HPE CEO pledges $4bn Edge R&D splurge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise will make a US$4bn bet on edge computing, CEO Antonio Neri confirmed at the Discover CIO conference in Las Vegas today. Neri, who took over the business in February, pointed to fresh data* from analyst firm Gartner that 75 per cent of data will be created and processed outside of the traditional data …
Paul Kunert, 20 Jun 2018
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Public, private, hybrid cloud? Take a dip in our GreenLake HPE urges

At its Discover conference on Tuesday Hewlett Packard Enterprise rolled out a managed service for private, public and hybrid clouds starting with AWS, Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack. The GreenLake Hybrid Cloud includes a set of tools and operational services that are supposed to make workloads across multiple clouds easier to …
Paul Kunert, 19 Jun 2018
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HPE: Only 5% of our kit is sold as-a-service. So now we're really getting our aaS in gear

Just a single digit percentage of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s annual sales come from stuff sold as-a-service – that is, products you pay for depending on how much you use them. So, in a bid to get in step with the industry, the IT goliath on Monday launched on-premises infrastructure bundles charged based on consumption. …
Paul Kunert, 19 Jun 2018
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HPE pulls sheets off largest Arm-based supercomputer Astra

HPE is building the world's largest Arm-based supercomputer, Astra – 2.5 petaFLOPS from 2,592 HPE Apollo 70s – for Sandia National Labs in the US, where it will run advanced modeling and simulation workloads in areas including national security and energy. Apollo 70s have four compute nodes in a 2U case. The CPUs are Cavium …
Chris Mellor, 18 Jun 2018
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HP PC boss quits tech for fur baby future

HP Inc exec Ron Coughlin is quitting the dog-eats-dog world of peddling PCs and heading into the more cuddly-sounding - but no doubt competitive - one of speciality pet retailing. Coughlin has held senior positions at HP including GM for LaserJet hardware, head of consumer PCs, and president of the $33bn turnover personal …
Paul Kunert, 14 Jun 2018

HPE and Pure Storage all-flash array market shares decline

HPE's all-flash array market share slumped in the first 2018 quarter, and Pure Storage – something of a bellwether because of it was one of the original flash startups – saw its share shrink a tad too. Both of them saw significant rises in revenue, however – along with the rest of the all-flashers – of 16.6 and 45.2 per cent …
Chris Mellor, 11 Jun 2018
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HPE: Exafloppers need to be 'memory-centric' as world cannot afford internode data slinging

Analysis HPE Advanced Technologies veep Mike Vildibill has told El Reg that power budget limitations will end the current supercomputer model of having multiple independent nodes passing chunks of data between them. HPE's exascale supercomputer thinking appears to be based on its Machine-like shared memory approach. All the major …
Chris Mellor, 7 Jun 2018

It's good to be the king: Dell gives HPE hell at top of server charts

Top dog Dell barked loudest in IDC's latest server quarterly tracker, overtaking HPE in both revenue and units, while white boxes made a strong showing on hyperscalers' shopping list. In the lower ranks Inspur surpassed Huawei, Lenovo and Supermicro. But ODMs dwarfed all individual suppliers as hyperscale buyers drove the …
Chris Mellor, 1 Jun 2018
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HPE: Hell yeah, those job cuts worked out great… for our investors

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is crediting the success of its Next corporate remake – as in, who should we fire Next – in helping it top expectations in its latest financial quarter. Execs at the IT goliath said Tuesday the ongoing efforts to focus its business and reduce headcount are working out better than planned, leading the …
Shaun Nichols, 23 May 2018
The big fish eats the little fish

HPE to gobble software defined data fabric networking startup

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has agreed to slurp software-defined data fabric networking maker Plexxi for an undisclosed sum. The buy fits into the hardware giant’s hyperconverged and data centre modernisation play, and HPE’s consultancy business as it sells advice for punters migrating to the hybrid cloud. Rick Lewis, HPE …
Paul Kunert, 16 May 2018

Mike Lynch's British court showdown v HPE pushed back to 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s civil lawsuit against former Autonomy chief exec Mike Lynch has been pushed back to next year, The Register has learned. The civil litigation was first filed in April 2015 and boiled down to HP (as it then was, pre-split) wanting to lynch Lynch for allegedly lying about the state of Autonomy’s …
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Australian prisoner-tracking system brought down by 3PAR defects

Defects in HPE 3PAR storage area networks caused “a series of abnormal outages” that resulted in systems to track prisoners on release from incarceration in the Australian State of New South Wales (NSW) becoming unavailable. Prisoner tracking devices and software in the state are provided by a British company called Buddi, …
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HPE makes Nimble nimbler and fatter, its mutants get dedupe

HPE has condensed, upgraded, future-proofed and guaranteed Nimble storage, both its all-flash and hybrid product lines. These Nimble arrays are positioned underneath the main 3PAR arrays and top-end XP arrays, OEM'd from Hitachi. The 3PAR arrays have a broader feature set than Nimble arrays which have out-of-the-box simplicity …
Chris Mellor, 7 May 2018
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Autonomy ex-CFO Hussain guilty of fraud: He cooked the books amid $11bn HP gobble

The former chief financial officer of British software shop Autonomy was today found guilty of fraud – after helping convince HP to splash out $11bn for the upstart back in 2011. HP later had to write down $8.8bn when it realized what it had acquired was worth nowhere near the large pile of dosh it had stumped up. Sushovan …
Iain Thomson, 30 Apr 2018

Mad Leo tried to sack me over Autonomy, says top HP Inc beancounter

Hewlett Packard's chief beancounter, Catherine Lesjak, was at "war" with former CEO Leo Apotheker, who tried to fire her immediately before he himself was defenestrated, a US court has heard. During the trial of former Autonomy CFO Sushovan Hussain on an assortment of fraud charges in the US District Court of Northern …
Gareth Corfield, 19 Apr 2018
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HPE donates 3 mini-supercomputers to UK universities boning up on Arm

HPE is donating three Apollo mini-supercomputer clusters to a trio of UK universities to help build Arm supercomputing expertise and promote its Apollo gear. The universities are the Edinburgh University's Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC), the University of Bristol, and the University of Leicester. Installation …
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 2018
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Former DXC UK chief Wilson lands at Micro Focus

Recently departed DXC Tech UK boss Nick Wilson has swapped one troubled employer for another - he is the new global veep of professional services at the retirement home for legacy software, Micro Focus. As exclusively revealed by El Reg way back when, Wilson gave DXC a six-month notice period that he was off: at that stage he’ …
Paul Kunert, 12 Apr 2018

HPE swallows cloud consultancy RedPixie

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has gobbled RedPixie, a Brit cloud consultancy and app developer, for an undisclosed sum. The US titan might have given up on selling its own public cloud but is using the Pointnext division – rebranded from Technology Services – to cuddle up to customers and give advice on a living hybrid cloudy …
Paul Kunert, 10 Apr 2018

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