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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...

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
Price rises

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
Patchwork

Big Switch, HPE, in 'You complete me. No, you complete me' tryst

Big Switch Networks and HPE have buddied up to push other's stuff and the concept of open networking. The deal will see HPE resell Big Switch's Big Mon and Cloud Fabric on its Altoline switches. HPE's kit isn't very good at the kind of monitoring Big Switch's products can enable, so HPE feels the deal gives it the chance to …

Gartner mystics name Rubrik Miss Data Centre Backup 2017

Rubrik is a winner and HPE a loser in Gartner's latest beauty contest for data centre backup and recovery suppliers. Gartner_DC_BandR_MQ_2017 Here's last year's MQ for comparison: Gartner_DC_BandR_MQ_2016 What do we see in this latest edition? Two obvious things. First, HPE has fallen back into the boring old lower-left …
Chris Mellor, 3 Aug 2017
Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman OUT at HP ...Inc

Meg Whitman has cut her last ties with HP Inc by stepping down as chairwoman of the company's board of directors. Whitman, who will still be the CEO of the split-off Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said that effective immediately she would be leaving her role and handing control of the board over to Chip Bergh. Prior to the 2015 …
Shaun Nichols, 26 Jul 2017

HPE boss Whitman among candidates for Uber CEO job – report

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman is reportedly high among the names shortlisted to take over as the boss of Uber. Those oh so loquacious sources told Bloomberg a handful of candidates were in the running for the top job at the app-based taxi business, and that Whitman had met with the leadership team on more than one …
Paul Kunert, 26 Jul 2017

HP Inc, HPE both slapped with racism, ageism lawsuit

The two offshoots of Hewlett Packard are being sued in the US for allegedly discriminating against African Americans and older workers. A class-action suit, filed Monday in a California district court, claims that both HP Inc and HPE unfairly targeted workers for evaluations and layoffs based on their age and/or race. "Race …
Shaun Nichols, 25 Jul 2017
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Man facing $17.5m HPE fraud case has contempt sentence cut by Court of Appeal

Peter Sage, the "serial entrepreneur" accused by HPE of defrauding it out of $17.5m worth of servers, has been freed from prison by the UK's Court of Appeal. Sage's jail term for contempt of court was cut from 18 to 12 months by Lord Justices Kitchin, Richards and Henderson at a hearing on May 11, with the court reserving its …
Gareth Corfield, 14 Jul 2017

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