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HP Ink should cough up $1.5m for bricking printers using unofficial cartridges – lawsuit

HP Inc customers in the US have asked a California court to sign off on a $1.5m settlement over a firmware update that bricked printers using third-party ink cartridges. Back in 2016, the print and PC business released an update that was programmed to disable cartridges made by third-party suppliers – after 13 September that …
Rebecca Hill, 21 Sep 2018

HPE UK shunts cloud biz into London hipster shack amid rebrand

Hewlett Packard Enterprise UK is grouping its disparate cloud businesses, scrapping the brands of services outfits it has bought and moving the whole thing to a hipster village in East London. The hardware giant had seemingly failed to get with the cloud programme: it ditched the public cloud service offered to customers some …
Paul Kunert, 21 Sep 2018
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You've been served: Market rakes in $22bn, Dell does rather well – IDC

It's money for DRAM time at Round Rock server HQ, which we hope is buying the beers this afternoon. Dell dominated the server space and raked in the most revenues in 2018’s second quarter, according to IDC. The PowerEdge-flinger flashed the top revenues in the period: $4.25bn, up 53 per cent year-on-year. It shipped 574,600 …
Chris Mellor, 7 Sep 2018

Lacklustre HPE storage sales fail for flash fans

Analysis Updated HPE storage products products and more sales heads should bring in the dollars and end the storage growth doldrums, if analysts are to be believed. Its 2018 third quarter results showed 4 per cent revenue growth, which is okay, and 173 per cent profits growth, which is great. But storage results were ho-hum, …
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 2018
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HPE ekes out teeny-tiny sales bump as top beancounter hits eject

HPE's chief financial officer is quitting the corp, which just revealed its edge compute business is faring better than other more ho-hum divisions. The enterprise giant was able to keep its revenues growing, though barely, in Q3 FY2018, according to figures released on Thursday: Revenues of $7.8bn during the three months to …
Shaun Nichols, 29 Aug 2018
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£1 in every fiver that UK biz, public sector spent on software in 2017 went to *drumroll* Microsoft

Microsoft accounted for almost £1 in every £5 that Brit businesses and the public sector spent on software in 2017, unsurprisingly clinging to the top spot in the spend rankings. The research, published by analyst TechMarketView (TMV), revealed a total of £7.353bn coughed on enterprise software – licensing, maintenance and …
Richard Speed, 24 Aug 2018
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Respected Wall St analyst snips HPE's share price rating

An influential Wall Street analyst has downgraded its rating for Hewlett Packard Enterprise's stock, citing fears about the supplier's small footprint in cloud computing and ceding share in servers. "We are lowering our rating on HPE from Outperform to Market-Perform and our price is $20 to $18," said Toni Sacconaghi Jr, …
Paul Kunert, 24 Aug 2018
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What the Dell? Qumulo slips into PowerEdge servers

Scale-out filer Qumulo's QF2 software is now available on Dell’s PowerEdge R740xd storage server, a 2U 2-socket Xeon Skylake, all-NVMe flash drive system. The QF2 (Qumulo File Fabric) software is also available on the firm’s own storage server hardware, HPE Apollo hardware and in the AWS cloud. It will compete, as a scale-out …
Chris Mellor, 15 Aug 2018
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HPE flies low-energy Eagle into National Renewable Energy Lab's data centre

HPE has been named as supplier of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's new low-energy supercomputer, Eagle, which will power up in January 2019. Eagle is planned to be 3.5 more powerful than the lab's 2.26 petaflop Peregrine system, and will spend its time simulating complex processes, systems and phenomena for energy …
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HPE supercomputer is still crunching numbers in space after 340 days

HPE’s mini supercomputer launched into space last year has survived the harsh conditions of zero gravity and radiation for almost a year. The Spaceborne Computer isn’t the greatest supercomputer and has a performance of one teraflop, runs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and is built out of two HPE Apollo Intel x86 servers with a …
Katyanna Quach, 26 Jul 2018

HPE's Hybrid IT group gets shiny new permanent head

HPE has appointed a permanent president to its new hybrid IT business group, in the form of Phil Davis, who is currently the firm's global sales chief. greenlake Public, private, hybrid cloud? Take a dip in our GreenLake HPE urges READ MORE Davis, who starts his new job on 1 August, was appointed "new global leader" for …
Gareth Corfield, 25 Jul 2018
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Pop that in the container, would you? HPE performs 3PAR array brain transplant

HPE has planted a Nimble InfoSight brain into its 3PAR system management and extended its DevOps middleware coverage to make 3PAR more container-friendly. AI Gulp. HPE's InfoSight self-repairs and makes 'proactive decisions' READ MORE InfoSight system management – which previously rejoiced in the live-yoghurt-sounding …
Chris Mellor, 24 Jul 2018

Mellanox plumps up thanks to the storage world's hankering for high-speed Ethernet

High-speed Ethernet biz Mellanox has posted record revenues for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018, driven in part by Dell EMC and HPE's seeming insatiable appetite for Ethernet switches. Sales for Q2 ended 30 June was up by 26.7 per cent to $268.4m, which chief exec Eyal Waldman put down to its "25 gigabit per second and …
Gareth Corfield, 18 Jul 2018
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Official probe into HPE’s Oz 3Par crashes would create 'further negative publicity' if revealed

The final report into the two major failures of HPE 3Par storage area networks at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) would likely lead to “further negative publicity” for the vendor – which is one reason the ATO has decided not to release the document. HPE's 3Par kit fell over in December 2016, and then again in February …
Simon Sharwood, 17 Jul 2018
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Micro Focus belches as it struggles to digest HPE Software

The integration of HPE Software into Micro Focus is running a year behind schedule due to a clash of sales cultures and setting up new IT systems. But at least the rate of falling revenues has slowed. So said Micro Focus chairman Kevin Loosemore and chief exec Stephen Murdoch, whose backside is still warming a seat vacated by …
Paul Kunert, 11 Jul 2018
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An $18m supercomputer to simulate brains of mice in the land of Swiss cheese. How apt, HPE

HPE has sold an SGI 8600 supercomputer system to a Swiss research institute for the Blue Brain Project’s modeling of a mouse brain’s thalamus and neocortex. Blue Brain is a Swiss brain research initiative of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) which aims to simulate the mammalian brain. It involves around 100 …
Chris Mellor, 9 Jul 2018
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Oracle tells court: Boss man Mark Hurd didn't have docs relevant to HPE spat over Solaris

HPE's assertions that Oracle boss Mark Hurd intentionally deleted emails related to a legal spat over operating system software are "mere speculation," the database giant has told a district court in northern California. The two IT giants have been embroiled a copyright dispute since 2016, when Oracle accused HPE of improperly …
Rebecca Hill, 6 Jul 2018

Apple is Mac-ing on enterprise: Plans strategic B2B alliance with HPE

Apple is to set up an alliance with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to reach more suits in the corporate world, The Register can reveal. Similar arrangements are already up and running between Apple and IBM, Cisco, SAP, GE and Deloitte. Apple said in 2015 its enterprise business turned over $25bn in sales. HPE is to be added to the …
Paul Kunert, 4 Jul 2018

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