Another Rocky Year For HP
If you thought HP couldn't top last year in terms of the amount of drama and intrigue generated, you'd have been surprised by what has transpired over the past year. Financial struggles were first and foremost, as industry headwinds in HP's core businesses added up to headaches for investors.
CEO Meg Whitman sought to put her own distinctive stamp on HP, vowing to be a channel advocate and reorganizing HP business units to make them run more efficiently. Those efforts may yet bear fruit, but industry watchers see more changes ahead for HP as it continues to try to steady the ship.
As the dust settles on another tumultuous year for HP, CRN looks at 10 HP stories that surprised, shocked or simply had folks scratching their heads in bemusement.