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HPE coughed up source code for Pentagon's IT defenses to ... Russia

Updated Hewlett Packard Enterprise handed over the source code for its ArcSight security platform to Russian investigators in exchange for being allowed to sell kit in the former Soviet Union. That's kinda awkward because the Pentagon is one of ArcSight's most high-profile customers. The US military uses the software, which is …
Iain Thomson, 2 Oct 2017
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It's a real FAQ to ex-EDS staffers: You'll do what with our pensions, DXC?

Former EDS employees at DXC Technologies that look set to lose the final salary pension plan will need to funnel 40 per cent of monthly earnings into the replacement scheme to maintain their current retirement pot. This was one of the areas covered by an FAQ document DXC sent to the more than 1,200 employees in the UK and …
Paul Kunert, 29 Sep 2017

HPE confirms Belfast-based 3PAR engineering office to close

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is to shutter its 3PAR engineering office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, but the firm emphasised the move does not mean it is shifting focus from 3PAR to Nimble storage. The Belfast 3PAR team came into being in 2007 when HP set up a Global Centre of Software Engineering Excellence at Forsythe House, …
Chris Mellor, 28 Sep 2017

HPE showers trios of storage boxes and servers on SMEs

In a small-biz blitz, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced three servers, three MSA storage arrays, a new hyper-converged system, a Wi-Fi hub, and an Ethernet switch. Specifically, the hyper-converged system is a SimpliVity 380 box using a gen-10 ProLiant. The trio of servers are the gen-10 ProLiant ML110, ML350 and DL580 …
Chris Mellor, 26 Sep 2017
Redundancy

HPE sharpening the axe for 5,000 heads – report

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is about to release the trap door again with 5,000 employees, or almost 10 per cent of its workforce, expected to fall through it. The redundancies, first reported by Bloomberg, are part of the HPE Next initiative that CEO Meg Whitman hatched in June, a radical programme – the latest in a long line …
Paul Kunert, 22 Sep 2017
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Cloud washes Dell off perch atop storage market

Sales of purpose-built backup appliances have dropped markedly, with year-on-year dips of 16.2 per cent by revenue and 14.9 per cent by capacity, according to analyst firm IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker for 2017's second quarter. IDC's research manager for storage systems Liz Conner said: "The …
Simon Sharwood, 22 Sep 2017
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DXC Technologies mails another corp message (gulp)

Repeated redundancy programmes and the imposition of penny pinching measures can make a workforce glum, no matter how many fancy dress days a company offers: DXC Technologies might have realised this. The outsourcing provider has this week informed its grunts in the UK who don’t qualify for existing bonus schemes that one is …
Paul Kunert, 18 Sep 2017

HPE slices and dices globo org chart

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is waving bye to another long standing exec as it puts more meat on the new structure that is part of a wider plan to make more money build a long term operational and financial blueprint. A radical initiative branded HPE Next was hatched by CEO Meg Whitman in June, as we exclusively revealed. It is …
Paul Kunert, 15 Sep 2017
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Ex-EDS bod at DXC Technologies? Sign up to new pension scheme - or else...

Exclusive Frankenfirm DXC Technologies is proposing to kill off the final salary pension scheme for former EDS staff and will refuse to fund pay rises and bonuses to those affected who do not sign over to the new package. This will impact 99 active members of the EDS 1994 pension plan and 1,119 people that are on the EDS Retirement Plan …
Paul Kunert, 14 Sep 2017

Servers sales are up. Nope, you read that right

In the server sales growth stakes the big Chinese brands appear to be winning the war against their US rivals, at least if Gartner’s latest stats covering calendar Q2 are to be believed. The global market edged up 2.8 per cent year-on-year in revenue terms to $13.93bn as unit shipments climbed 2.4 per cent to 2.82 million …
Chris Mellor, 12 Sep 2017

HPE waves bye-bye to 36 years of executive experience

Exclusive The first implementation of a planned major reorg at Hewlett Packard Enterprise was outlined last night with a new chief sales officer named and the heads of the Americas and EMEA ops confirmed as exiting the business. In a message to the workforce – seen by us – president Antonio Neri said Phil Davis will move from his post …
Paul Kunert, 7 Sep 2017

Free of software boat anchor and chain around its neck, HPE sees profits inch upward

HPE is showing signs that its turnaround is picking up, as the enterprise IT giant raised its revenues – and on Tuesday talked up a future without its software business. For the three months to July 31, HPE's third quarter of the 2017 fiscal year is as follows: Revenues of $8.2bn were up 3 per cent from Q3 2016. This was …
Shaun Nichols, 6 Sep 2017

HPE wraps up $8.8bn Micro Focus software dump spin-off

HPE says it has closed the $8.8bn deal to spin off much of its software business with Micro Focus. The enterprise giant said that the deal – which sees HPE merge the unwanted portion of its software operation with the UK-based Micro Focus to create what analysts estimate to be the seventh-largest software vendor in the world …
Shaun Nichols, 1 Sep 2017
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Despite being totally Megless, HP Inc stands on its own two feet

HP Inc continues to thrive in the PC and printer markets to the tune of double-digit revenue growth. The personal compute side of the Hewlett Packard breakup soared past analyst estimates to report a solid Q3 for FY 2017, ended July 31: Revenues of $13.1bn were up 10 per cent from the year-ago quarter and well beyond analyst …
Shaun Nichols, 24 Aug 2017
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HPE memory options rising by double digits... from today

HPE is hiking server memory prices by up to 20 per cent from today, according to communications with the channel, seen by us. The background is that the industry is recovering from a global DRAM shortage and consequently the component has become more expensive. In an email about the changes sent to trade customers, HPE stated …
Chris Mellor, 21 Aug 2017

HPE sales chief Peter Ryan abandons ship amid downsizing ploy

HPE global sales chieftan Peter Ryan has quit the company after just over a year of relentless travel away from his family in the UK. In an internal mail seen by The Reg, Antonio Neri, EVP and general manager of HPE's Enterprise Group, wrote: It's with mixed emotions that I announce Peter Ryan is leaving HPE on September 1. …
Chris Mellor, 17 Aug 2017

Place your bets: How long will 1TFLOPS HPE box last in space without proper rad hardening

SpaceX and HPE will put a modest little supercomputer into space next week to test how computer systems operate in extreme conditions. On Monday, August 14, HPE’s Spaceborne Computer will blast off to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX CRS-12 rocket. It’s part of an experiment to examine if commercial off-the- …
Katyanna Quach, 12 Aug 2017
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DXC Franken-firm 'on track' to slash $1bn with deeper 'synergies' ahead

DXC, the Franken-firm made up of CSC and the enterprise services arm of HPE, is "on track" to slash spending by $1bn (£760m) this year – with plans to further ramp up the cost-cutting throughout the year. Under its "synergy plan" the biz shaved off $140m for the first quarter, according to the outfit's maiden financial results …
Kat Hall, 9 Aug 2017

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