8. Innovation Engine At HPE-Aruba Will Roar
Hewlett Packard Enterprise made it’s a big bet in the wireless networking market with the acquisition of Aruba Networks for $3 billion in 2015. Last year, the two companies hit their stride with bullish plans already in store for 2017.
Aruba CEO Dominic Orr told CRN that the company plans to "accelerate" its acquisition strategy and plans to launch a new low-end product line for the SMB market early this year. Expect the networking innovation engine at HPE to roar unlike ever before in 2017 with Aruba leading the charge.