Phoenix Technology News October 6th evening news, HP officially announced, will be split into two listed companies: HP Corporation (Hewlett-Packard company) and Hewlett-Packard Co (HP company), chairman Whitman will serve as the Hewlett-Packard Co, HP enterprise president and chief executive officer of the Patelusuo chairman of HP enterprise, Weisler will serve as president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co.
HP became the latest company to spin off the company’s business under pressure from shareholders. In the view of these shareholders, the implementation of the division of the company, is conducive to the company’s decision to become more rapid, to ensure business growth. Last week, online auction companies eBay on its electronic payment services PayPal split.
at the same time, HP also decided to expand the layoffs of 5 thousand people, before this, HP has decided to lay off 45 thousand to 50 thousand people, this also means that since Meg · Whitman (Meg Whitman) has served as chief executive of HP, the total number of layoffs will reach 55 thousand.
reported that, for a long time, HP and some investors have been considering the spin off. As a veteran computer company, in the past few years, HP’s board has been repeatedly discussed about the reorganization of the company, in order to catch up with new technology.
, a person familiar with the matter, said HP recently held a merger with the store and cloud computing company EMC, to promote the company’s online services to the field of change.
many investors and analysts have called on Hewlett-Packard Co to split up, or sell PC business, in order to focus on more profitable computer servers, networks and data storage services.
HP executives have said in the past, PC business support the entire HP. In 2011, at the time of CEO Li Aike (Leo Apotheker) in charge of HP had considered splitting its personal computer division, but ultimately decided to give up this practice.
with the implementation of enterprise PC equipment replacement, more and more regional data show that in recent quarters, the PC business is showing a warming trend. Nevertheless, HP plans to split news on Wall Street in an uproar.
"I would like to know the specific reasons for the HP board to change the past. Before they think of a large enterprise will need computer business and services bundled together is the right way." The investigation of Hudson Square Market Research Analyst Daniel · Ernst said, "although HP had PC and printer business management for a long time but these business arranged in good order, still continued to decline. After the division of HP, the challenge faced by this sector is that, although the business has grown, but with the decline in demand, the commercialization of the market process, forcing the sector product prices continued to decline."
"Wall Street journal" quoted informed sources said that HP is about to