Tuesday, April 30, 2013

HP Forms New Converged Systems Group and HP Servers Group

HP is establishing a new Converged Systems business unit to deliver purpose-built technology for social, cloud, mobile and big data solutions.

The HP Converged Systems business unit will extend the portfolio of converged application appliances that fuse infrastructure, applications and productivity tools into a single system. This includes appliance systems for Apache Hadoop, HP Vertica, SAP HANA and HP CloudSystem.

The new business will be led by Tom Joyce, senior vice president and general manager, Converged Systems, HP. Joyce was formerly vice president, Marketing, Strategy and Operations, Storage, HP.

HP also announced the formation of a second new business called HP Servers.  This $4 billion unit combines the HP Business Critical Systems (BCS) and HP ISS groups.  Product lines include HP Moonshot; HP ProLiant servers; HP BladeSystem; and mission-critical computing with HP Integrity platform. This business will be led by Mark Potter, senior vice president and general manager, HP Servers. Potter currently leads HP Industry Standard Servers (ISS).


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