by Ed Scannell
VARs don't have far to look for Intel-based systems and servers whose technology, profit margins and support rival those of market leader Hewlett-Packard.
Solution Providers Wary As Storage/Server Chief Exits
Mark Gonzalez is leaving his position as vice president of Americas enterprise storage and server sales at Hewlett-Packard Co.
HP To Buy Mercury Interactive For $4.5 Billion
by Stacy Cowley
Hewlett-Packard is moving beyond its Compaq scars and diving back into the game of big acquisitions. The company announced Tuesday that it will pay $4.5 billion for IT governance and testing tools software maker Mercury Interactive.
ShadowRAM, Dec. 20-27, 2004
by CRN Staff
John Thompson, North American channel chief at Hewlett-Packard, has figured out how to eliminate at least some of the angst around special bid pricing: pay full list price. At least that's what he did when bought a new PC for his wife's medical practice.
Fiorina: Compaq Merger Was Critical For HP
by Stephen Manning
Integrating Hewlett-Packard Co. and Compaq Computer Corp. after a contentious merger last year required blending two dramatically different cultures, HP CEO Carly Fiorina said Friday.
The Price Is Right
by Craig Zarley
Arbitech, a Laguna Beach, Calif., distributor specializing in refurbished and overstocked server, storage and networking hardware, is carving a niche among VARs by offering prices of up to 15 percent below those of larger distributors.
Netscape Scores Browser Deal With HP
by Gregg Keizer
Netscape has announced a deal with Hewlett-Packard that will put the AOL-owned Web browser on HP PCs starting early next year.
XP Promotions May Give Clues To Vista 'Make Goods'
by Gregg Keizer
Look back to how Microsoft handled promotions for XP in 2001 for clues about how the developer and computer makers might offer free or discounted versions of Windows XP to PC buyers this fall and winter.
CRN Slide Show: Inside HP's New Small-Biz Lineup
by Michael Gros
HP recently launched a line of new hardware and services for small businesses. CRN takes a look.