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HP CEO Léo Apotheker to Keynote HP Discover 2011

On June 6-10, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, we’ll be hosting HP DISCOVER 2011, our largest technology event of the year.  The new event (which combines HP Technology Forum and HP Software Universe Americas into a single conference) features a keynote presentation by Léo Apotheker and sessions with top executives, including Bill McDermott of SAP, Ann Livermore, Bill Veghte and David Donatelli.


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Over the four days, we’ll be offering more than 800 sessions on topics that range from mobile devices (including webOS), global data centers, to security, hybrid delivery and cloud computing.  For example, here are a few of the sessions on ‘cloud security’:


  • Cloud security challenges and how to manage them
  • Security and cloud: not an oxymoron with vShield and Tipping Point
  • Managing and securing applications in the cloud

Whether you are a business executive looking to use technology to create competitive advantage, or an engineer looking to broaden your skills in high technology, don’t miss this event. 


You can find additional information about HP Discover at

HP clarifies media reports on support for Windows-based tablets

(This entry was posted by Bill Wohl, HP senior vice president and Chief Communications Officer)


Today, HP clarified reporting in Fortune magazine, CNN, and InformationWeek related to HP’s support of the Windows operating system for use in tablets.


In a CNN/Fortune interview focused solely on the HP TouchPad and HP smartphones, CEO Leo Apotheker discussed the exclusive use of WebOS as the operating system on those devices.  Unfortunately, media sources incorrectly reported that to mean that HP would not use Windows on all tablets.  Since that time, all three media sources have corrected their stories.

Consistent with HP’s commitment to meet customer needs and offer choices, HP will continue to offer its Windows slate, the HP Slate 500.  The HP Slate 500 is valued by enterprise/commercial customers in healthcare, retail point-of-sale, hospitality and other industries where compatibility with Windows applications is important.


First announced on February 9, 2011, the HP TouchPad, a webOS tablet, will be available this summer.

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