Hewlett-Packard Acquisitions: Compaq, HP Enterprise Services, Palm, Inc., Convex Computer, List of Acquisitions Hewlett-Packard by Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781156742891

Published: August 18th 2011

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Hewlett-Packard Acquisitions: Compaq, HP Enterprise Services, Palm, Inc., Convex Computer, List of Acquisitions  by  Hewlett-Packard by Source Wikipedia

Hewlett-Packard Acquisitions: Compaq, HP Enterprise Services, Palm, Inc., Convex Computer, List of Acquisitions by Hewlett-Packard by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Compaq, HP Enterprise Services, Palm, Inc., Convex Computer, List of acquisitions by Hewlett-Packard,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Compaq, HP Enterprise Services, Palm, Inc., Convex Computer, List of acquisitions by Hewlett-Packard, Peregrine Systems, Electronic Data Systems, Indigo Digital Press, Apollo Computer, Mercury Interactive, 3PAR, MphasiS, Bristol Technology Inc., Opsware, VeriFone, ArcSight, VoodooPC, Vertica, TOWER Software, Fortify Software, Stratavia, Neoware, Scitex Vision, SecureWare Inc..

Excerpt: Hewlett-Packard, commonly referred to as HP, is an information technology corporation based in Palo Alto, California. The company was founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a small garage on January 1, 1939. As of 2010, HP is the largest technology company in the world in terms of revenue, currently ranking 26 in the Fortune Global 500.

As of 2008, Hewlett-Packard has made a total of 116 acquisitions since 1986. Its first acquisition was the F.L. Moseley Company in 1958. This move enabled HP to enter the plotter business, which was the predecessor to its printer business today. In 1989, HP purchased Apollo Computer for US$476 million, enabling HP to become the largest supplier of computer workstations.

In 1995, the company bought another computer manufacturer Convex Computer for US$150 million. In 2000, HP spun off its measurement, chemical and medical businesses into an independent company named Agilent Technologies. The companys largest acquisition came in 2002, when it merged with Compaq, a personal computer manufacturer, for US$25 billion. The combined company overtook Dell for the largest share of the personal computer market worldwide in the second quarter.

Since then, stream of acquisitions strengthened HP position in the software business. The largest software company purchased during this time was Mercury Interactive for US$4.5 billion. This acquisition doubled the size of HPs software business by US$2 billion in annua...



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