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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!
For more information about HP's Volunteering efforts, please visit: 

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.

HP Leadership: Employees Giving Back to Communities

Making an impact in communities around the globe has always been a top priority for Hewlett Packard. That's why we empower our employees to be active in areas that are crucial to societal growth, like technology. 
In 2012, HP stepped beyond the technology space to bring the world of law into a local high school near our Palo Alto headquarters. 
In the video below, HP attorney Christophe Mosby discusses how he helped lead the team from HP's legal department to launch their participation in Street Law's Corporate Legal Diversity Pipeline Program.

Greetings from Orlando, FL and the 2nd Annual HP Social Support Summit

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This post was written by Enrique Lores, SVP of HP Customer Support and Services.
This week I had the opportunity to participate in my first HP Social Support Summit and meet our volunteer Experts from around the world. For a few days out of the year, HP’s social care and expert community members emerge from their laptops and meet face to face to draw inspiration from one another and build relationships through our common bond of supporting HP customers…38 million and counting.  Developing a comprehensive social support community is critical to the ongoing success of HP and delivering on our promise of a world class customer experience. According to NM Insights State of Social Customer Service Report 2012:
• 47% of all social media users have used social care, with usage as high as 59% among 18-24 year olds;
• 71% of those who experience positive social care (i.e., a quick and effective brand response) are likely to recommend that brand to others;
• Nearly 1 in 3 social media users prefer to reach out to a brand for customer service through a social channel compared to the phone;
• 70% of social care users satisfied with their experience are likely to use that form of customer service again. Only 41% who have unsatisfactory experience are apt to try social care again;
• 51% of users actively engage with brand after using social care.
Do these numbers surprise you? They don’t surprise our Experts. Social Support and specifically our HP Expert Community, play an increasingly decisive role in providing a differentiated customer experience. With more than 60K solutions…almost 2 million posts…nearly 9 million community members. Who wouldn’t be proud? Stay tuned for some more great content which will emerge from the second annual Social Support Summit. 
Make sure to watch the HP Consumer Support Forum blog Best of the Community, on Twitter @HPSupport, and The Next Bench blog, among other channels, for more content emerging from the 2013 Social Support Summit.

HP Leadership: Supporting Women in Technology

There is a well documented gap in the number of women in the technology field, but we believe education and collaboration can change this. 
EveryoneHacks is a Hewlett Packard co-sponsored hackathon event that supports women in technology, while solving education issues through collaboration with teachers, students and developers.
In the video below, find out what can happen when innovation, ideas and opportunity converge in one place. 

The People Behind HP Printers

A technology company has a responsibility to highlight the innovators behind its great products. That's why HP welcomes you to meet the teams that drive our industry-leading printing technologies.
In the video below, get to know the current and retired printing technologists that help bring ink to paper. You'll see a team that spans the globe and generations of HP employees!

Applying Tech Solutions to Healthcare

When the largest healthcare facility in Belgium needed the technology infrastructure to support 2,000 beds and 7,500 computers, HP was ready with the right solutions. After all, medical professionals rely on data to provide the best care to all patients.
HP BladeSystem is the ultimate Converged Infrastructure that delivers next generation technologies in a change-ready system architecture. This means confidence and consistency for a hospital environment. As the leading platform for virtualization and cloud, BladeSystem is architected for any workload – from client to cloud – to deliver breakthrough economics and intelligence for unprecedented insight into a data center.
To learn more, hear directly from Hospital UZ Leuven about its successful implementation of HP technologies.

World Depends on HP: Mission-Critical Computing

Today and for over 25 years, Hewlett Packard has been supporting the most mission-critical environments, with our NonStop and Integrity systems. That's why when you think of mission-critical, think HP.
Mission-critical technologies impact the money you receive from the bank, orders you place online and so many aspects of our lives that we never consider. In the video below, find out how HP technology is helping the world move. 

Sustainability in Technology and Operations

One of the challenges  associated with environment sustainability is the ever-increasing need for technology products and services. HP is committed to balancing sustainability with delivering these solutions. That's why we've reduced our environmental footprint by 20% in recent years. 
In the video below, our John Hinshaw explains HP's sustainability vision and the steps we are already taking to support the environment. John, Executive VP of Technology and Operations, highlights how "good citizenship is good business."

Product Leadership: HP DreamColor Display in Animation

The HP DreamColor display helps DreamWorks get ahead in the industry by providing color stability and accuracy at a reasonable price point. These were the demands of the film industry's leading filmmakers and creative minds. 
In the video below, see how HP provides DreamWorks with the right solution for a critical color challenge. You'll also find out how characters, like Shrek, appear in the right shade of green!





Road to 20/20: HP's Mobile Vision

HP has been engaging with customers and partners on anticipating the needs of the enterprise in 2020. This conversation continued at Mobile World Congress 2013, where HP hosted a series of planned sessions and a company booth. 
We call this platform Enterprise 20/20. In the video below, find out about HP's mobile vision for the future. This includes perceptions of the mobile markets, commitments to strategic R&D and more!

Three Questions With Stephen DeWitt: Everyday Enterprise IT

One of the things we pride ourselves on at Hewlett Packard is the visibility of our executives, who enjoy taking the opportunity to communicate our vision to the world.
We recently covered three questions with Stephen DeWitt, SVP of HP Enterprise Marketing, about making Enterprise IT real for our everyday use. Key focus areas included Converged Infrastructure, Big Data, and Mission Critical Systems.
Check out the video below:

RSA 2013: New Announcements from HP Enterprise Security Products

Last month at RSA 2013, HP Enterprise Security Products made exciting announcements and leading executives delivered insightful keynotes. 
In the video below, Art Gilliland, SVP and GM for HP ESP, and Jacob West, CTO for HP ESP, go over the announcements which include:
- ArcSight Autonomy integration
- ArcSight Cloud connector framework 
- ArcSight Hadoop integration
- HP Security Research team
- ArcSight Network intelligence
- 2012 Cyber Risk Report

Three Questions with Bill Veghte: Cloud, Partners and PCs

Bill Veghte, Hewlett Packard's chief operating officer, took the time to chat with our Chad Summervill at last month's Global Partner Conference

The video below covers three quick questions on Cloud, HP partnerships and the future of personal computing. Check out what Bill had to say! 

HP Leads in Growth Area–Converged Infrastructure Solutions

Shifts in the IT market are creating new challenges that impact the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization’s technology infrastructure. The HP Converged Infrastructure portfolio enables customers to shift resources from IT to innovation, with modern data centers that eliminate complexities and reduce operating expenses. Over the past three years, we have worked to offer solutions that can be delivered regardless of customer industry, size or unique requirements.
During this three-year period, the HP Converged Infrastructure portfolio has outpaced the competition by delivering substantial benefits to business and government customers around the world.
In fact, HP's Enterprise Group generated $7 billion in sales during the most recent fiscal quarter alone, leading the overall market across a full converged infrastructure portfolio. This included shipping millions of servers, storage systems and networking devices and touching more than 80,000 customers daily through technology services. 
Since pioneering the converged infrastructure category in 2009, we have invested in the development of leading technologies that deliver modern architectures that are integrated across servers, storage, networking, security, power and cooling—all administered through a common management platform.
But if you want to hear more about our portfoliocustomer testimonials are available at the HP Converged Infrastructure case study library.
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A Milestone for HP: 1 Million LinkedIn Followers

When it comes to professional communications in the social networking space, LinkedIn has emerged as the world's leading platform. From veteran employees to new job seekers, users gravitate to LinkedIn for thought leadership, industry trends, networking opportunities and marketing. 


Hewlett Packard has long believed in the power of LinkedIn. Natalie Malaszenko, Vice President of Digital Marketing for HP, recently noted how “LinkedIn has been critical for HP in successfully reaching and building relationships with our community of customers, partners and prospective employees. Our 1 million followers are connected to over 43 million people on LinkedIn, roughly one-quarter of the entire LinkedIn population."


Last week, the LinkedIn Blog posted the following infographic related to HP's growth on the the world's largest professional network:



                                HP's 1 Million Followers 

More from Mobile World Congress 2013

Last week, Data Central shared one of the many videos that chronicled HP's presence at Mobile World Congress 2013. Today's video brings you inside the event with HP’s Norm Follett and Chris Purcell.
Get the inside scoop on this year’s Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
Check the video below!
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