Posts Tagged ‘HP’
HP is clinging to the momentum that helped it limp over the 2013 goal line with another mixed bag of financial results that will keep CEO Meg Whitman’s turnaround on track a while longer.
It’s time for the channel to dispense with the handwringing over competing form factors and start celebrating the commonality of tablets in the PC world. They’re just computing devices, after all, and folks are buying a lot of them. That’s a good thing.
HP is continuing to build out its Just Right IT family of pre-configured solutions for SMBs, giving channel partners some new tools to reach high-impact opportunities with their small business customers.
After three years of heady growth, the worldwide tablet market is coming back to earth with a thud. Might that be good news for the channel?
If HP has its way, solution providers could have something new to contend with on business-class desktops: Google Inc.’s mobile-focused Android operating system.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for solution providers in the business of providing networking and computing infrastructure — they’ve been left to explain to a skittish clientele why they should be confident their IT systems haven’t been compromised by the National Security Agency.
A ruling in a public-sector services contract dispute between HP and the state of South Carolina later this month could cost HP upwards of $275 million, the vendor warned investors this week.
Under Meg Whitman’s leadership, Hewlett-Packard is moving steadily away from the brink and back to a productive and competitive vendor. Whitman has made channel partners an integral part of HP’s reformation and future success, earning her Channelnomics’ Influencer of the Year honor.
Global shipments of PC monitors in Q3 fell 8.6 percent from a year ago, a declined blamed on the continuing softness in PC sales.
HP’s S900 family takes the printer vendor into the copier room, but will its sales strategy leave managed print service providers behind?