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4x Recognition for HP’s Sustainability Initiatives in the Search for ‘New Heroes’

Computerworld Honors Program 2013



It’s a privilege to be named as a Laureate of the Computerworld Honors Program. And this year for HP, the recognition goes wide and deep.
HP has been named as a 2013 Laureate for four of its Sustainability and Social Innovation initiatives.
Environmental sustainability: the HP Net-Zero Data Center initiative, developing technology  which may allow data centers to operate using no net energy from public utilities
Health: the rapidly deployable, fully integrated, cloud-enabled HP eHealth Center solution, which is set to dramatically expand access and improve healthcare
Education: the HP LIFE eLearning solution, now available on the HP Cloud, with the potential to empower millions of students, aspiring entrepreneurs, and small business owners
Education: the HP VideoBook solution, which turns plain text documents into media rich documents; it brings subjects to life and provides a more personalized learning experience for the students
Selection of ‘new heroes’ has been especially competitive this year for this prestigious program, celebrating its 25th anniversary. It brings together the men, women, organizations, and institutions around the world whose visionary applications of information technology promote positive social, economic, and educational change. A panel of 22 distinguished judges evaluated the humanitarian benefits and measurable results of more than 700 nominated initiatives to select 268 Laureates from 29 countries. Winners in each sector will be named at the awards ceremony in Washington DC, USA, in June.
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HP Product Leadership for West Coast Customs

When West Coast Customs wanted to bring broadcast post-production in-house, they called on Hewlett Packard. Our product leadership is now helping things move smoother and faster.
In the video below, find out how HP's File Based Editing System – including HP Storage, HP Servers, HP Networking and HP Tape Backup – is bringing speed to the screen!

Enterprise 20/20: From Ideas to Reality

Hewlett Packard believes the enterprise and technology landscapes will shift greatly between now and 2020. Applications, cloud services and new business processes are just a few areas that will pose new opportunities for multi-device usage and big data. 
Where are you on the road to 2020? Mike Shaw, Director of Marketing Development for HP Software, shares some insights in the video below. Learn how to take your ideas and turn them into reality in time for 2020. 
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HP and Second Harvest Food Bank

HP Management Associate Program (MAP) employees have created a career development strategy to develop internal talent, increase retention, and enhance organizational effectiveness at the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Imagine if the whole world came together and leveraged skill sets and their expertise, imagine what kind of impact it would have. 
To catch a glimpse of this concept, check out the video below!
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Big Data Innovations from HP

Hewlett-Packard is making it more predictable, simple and efficient to work with us. Big Data is one area that we are targeting, especially as mega trends continue to evolve. 
Last week, HP Enterprise Services announced a new information management and analytics (IM&A) service designed to help customers rapidly gain increased value from Big Data assets. This will support enterprise efforts to drive new revenue opportunities, improve efficiency, reduce risk and lower costs.
According to global research commissioned by HP (1), more than one out of two business executives reported that their organizations are not equipped with the right solutions to gain insight from Big Data. We have a response: the HP Big Data Discovery Experience.
Our Big Data Discovery Experience simplifies and accelerates the entry path for enterprise customers to unlock the value of their information. The service provides a scalable discovery environment, where partners and customers can explore different technologies to experience insights gleaned from their own data. This enables them to move from high-level concepts of Big Data to the reality of harnessing and acting on the information.
“A Big Data solution is a significant investment of time and money for any organization, regardless of industry,” said Markus Ruff, vice president, Information Management and Analytics, HP Enterprise Services. “HP’s approach brings business and IT together from the beginning to help clients shorten the time to start a Big Data initiative and discover new business insight to make better and quicker decisions.”
(1) “HP Cloud and Information Optimization,” Coleman Parkes Research, Ltd., October 2012.
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