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Micro Focus CEO Hsu On Completing The HPE Software Merger, The New Company's Strength In DevOps And Hybrid IT, And Opportunities For The Channel

Rick Whiting

The New Micro Focus

A year in the making, software vendor Micro Focus has completed its $8.8 billion combination with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software business, creating a new major player in the enterprise software market with a broad range of DevOps, hybrid IT management, security and big data analytics products.

Chris Hsu, who previously managed the HPE enterprise software business, is now CEO of Micro Focus as of Sept. 1, the first day of business for the new company.

On the eve of the company's launch, Hsu spoke with CRN and talked about what has been done so far to integrate the company, what is left to do, the company's expanded product lineup and what it all means for its 2,500 solution provider partners. Here are edited excerpts from the interview.

 
Rick Whiting

Rick Whiting has been with CRN since 2006 and is currently a feature/special projects editor. Whiting manages a number of CRN’s signature annual editorial projects including Channel Chiefs, Partner Program Guide, Big Data 100, Emerging Vendors, Tech Innovators and Products of the Year. He also covers the Big Data beat for CRN. He can be reached at rwhiting@thechannelcompany.com.

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