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NASCAR Building Fan And Media Engagement Center With HP

HP is working on a Fan and Media Engagement Center (FMEC) for NASCAR. The FMEC will help NASCAR analyze fan sentiment, identify emerging issues and discover topic trends for instantly actionable insights. NASCAR’s Integrated Marketing Communications department will operate the FMEC, which will work closely with NASCAR Digital Media. The 500-square-foot, glass-enclosed space, with multiple seated viewing areas, will be outfitted with state-of-the-art HP Digital Signage Displays including HP LD4730 47-inch Micro-Bezel Video Wall Displays and HP LD4720tm 47-inch LCD Interactive Digital Signage Displays. Combined with its media and entertainment industry consulting services, HP  leveraged its Autonomy Explore, Autonomy Intelligent Data Operating Layer and Autonomy Media Aggregation Service applications to provide NASCAR with access to a complete analysis of all key forms of media, including print, television, radio, video, images and social media. The FMEC...

HP Launches Enhanced Information Optimization Solutions

HP has launched new  Information Optimization Solutions for the enterprise. George Kadifa (Executive vice president, Software, HP): Over the next several years, Return on Information will become the single most important measure of success for organizations. Return on Information is the value that organizations generate from their investments in information solutions, services and resources by gaining insight from their data to make better and quicker decisions. HP expanded its HP AppSystems portfolio with expanded capabilities of HP Converged Infrastructure with  Apache Hadoop, HP Vertica Analytics Platform and Autonomy eDiscovery environments. The Autonomy Legal and Compliance Performance Suite is an end-to-end solution that enables organizations to detect and act on new signals of risk; understand, protect, govern and collaborate on information; and maintain compliance with local, federal and international regulations. The suite is powered by the Autonomy...

HP Makes $8.8B Autonomy Boo Boo, Involves SEC

HP has announched a non-cash impairment charge of $8.8 billion related to Autonomy in the fourth quarter of its 2012 fiscal year. The majority of this impairment charge, more than $5 billion, is linked to serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentation and disclosure failures discovered by an internal investigation by HP and forensic review into Autonomy’s accounting practices prior to its acquisition by HP. HP has referred this matter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division and the UK’s Serious Fraud Office for civil and criminal investigation. In addition, the company says it is preparing to seek redress against various parties in the appropriate civil courts. HP is extremely disappointed to find that some former members of Autonomy’s management team used accounting improprieties, misrepresentations and disclosure...

HP: Largest Commercial Printer Upgrade In A Decade

HP has launched new HP Officejet Pro and HP LaserJet printers and content management solutions, in what the company says represents its largest upgrade to commercial printers in almost a decade. Todd Bradley (Executive vice president, Printing and Personal Systems, HP): HP is offering new ways to print that have not previously been possible. HP Officejet Pro X Series desktop printers and multifunction printers (MFP) deliver up to twice the speed at up to half the printing cost compared with color laser printers in their class. This new class of devices is powered by HP PageWide Technology, the next-generation inkjet platform for small work team printing. The HP LaserJet Enterprise flow MFP M525c and HP LaserJet Enterprise color flow MFP M575c offer higher-performance document processing and sharing. The HP flow MFPs can be integrated with content management solutions based...

Storage Software Sales Experience Slower Growth

The worldwide storage software market closed the first quarter of 2012 (1Q12) higher than same quarter from one year ago,  says IDC.  But the overall worldwide storage market is growing at a slower rate than had been experienced at any time in the last two years. Revenue during 1Q12 increased 3.3% year over year to $3.5 billion. While the market continues to see healthy demand for storage software products, the rate of growth within the market has slowed to levels not seen since 2009. "The first quarter saw decidedly mixed results," said Eric Sheppard, research director, Storage Software at IDC. "Incremental spending attributable to recent product refreshes have run their course within some functional markets, such as storage infrastructure software. Meanwhile, continued fine-tuning of product pricing,...

Fourth Quarter Storage Software Sales Generate More Market Revenue

The worldwide storage software market closed 2011 with record sales, says IDC. Revenue during the calendar fourth quarter of 2011 (4Q11) increased 10.5% year over year to almost $3.8 billion. This made 4Q11 the largest quarter on record and helped to push the full year revenue total up 11.6% over 2010 to a record high of $14.16 billion. EMC, IBM, and Symantec were the top ranking storage software suppliers with 25.7%, 19.8%, and 15.4% market shares, respectively. Four out of the seven functional markets tracked by the IDC Storage Software Tracker grew at a double-digit pace in 2011 and continue to exhibit strong growth potential going forward. Storage & Device Management as well as Data Protection & Recovery helped to propel the market into record territory...

HP Acquires Control of Autonomy

Holders of 213,421,299 Autonomy shares have accepted HP’s previously announced offer to purchase the entire share capital of Autonomy at a price of £25.50 per share in cash, representing approximately 87.34 per cent of the current issued share capital of Autonomy, Hewlett Packard (HP) said in a statement. As such, all conditions relating to the offer have now been satisfied, allowing HP to acquire control of Autonomy. Autonomy’s software offerings power more than 25,000 customer accounts worldwide. Autonomy will operate as a separate business unit. Dr. Mike Lynch, the founder and chief executive officer of Autonomy, will continue to lead the Autonomy business and will report to Meg Whitman, HP’s new president and chief executive officer. HP’s offer to purchase the remaining Autonomy shares remains open....

Hello Goodbye Apothekar, Meg Whitman Is New HP Chief

By Sudarshana Banerjee  Hewlett Packard (HP) announced that its board of directors has appointed Meg Whitman as president and chief executive officer. In addition, Ray Lane has moved from non-executive chairman to executive chairman of the board. The HP board also intends to appoint a lead independent director, the company said. You can find the official release of the company here. First Carly Fiorina, then Mark Hurd, now Leo Apothekar. HP has ousted three CEOs in rapid succession, starting with Fiorina in 2005. Hurd was sacked out of the blue for apparent ethical wrongdoings. Apothekar was flown in from Europe, and then let go in just under a year.  And if you have read 'Tough Choices', Fiorina's autobiography, you know how her firing went down (here's a hint: not...