A major mobile revolution could be underway in Silicon Valley that would shift the balance of power among technology vendors and even see the split of some businesses.
The top news stories for Oct. 6, 2014.
IBM, Hewlett-Packard, EMC, Symantec and McAfee are leading vendors in the global security and vulnerability management market, according to TechNavio.
Hewlett-Packard is slimming down its EliteBook and ProBook business laptops to keep up with the faster pace of today's mobile enterprises.
LG Electronics is acquiring the webOS mobile operating system from Hewlett-Packard, stating it will resurrect the platform to power smart TVs, not smartphones. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mentor Graphics, an electronic design automation firm with more than 70 offices around the world, set out five years ago to manage its IT resources more effectively. By deploying business services management software, the company gained a clearer picture into its IT operations and the ability to instantly see which applications aren't performing up to speed.
The award for the "worst SLA" of any major cloud provider goes to Amazon Web Services, according to Gartner analyst Lydia Leong, but HP's public cloud SLA is not necessarily better.
The myopia that HP CEO Whitman is up against seeps well beyond Wall Street, permeating our politics, our media and our entire culture. Former FDIC chairman Sheila C. Bair noted in the wake of the financial meltdown that the crisis was predictable for anyone who cared to look ahead, but very few chose to.
Meg Whitman, president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard since 2011, wants you to know that her company is in it for the long haul. She's not worried about commoditization. She's committed to the services business. She will make sure that her sales people don't bypass CIOs.
Hewlett-Packard released Open webOS 1.0, enabling developers to port the mobile operating system to new devices.