HPE: can new boss bring back the magic?

Meg Whitman was a wartime CEO for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). Now, she says, the company needs new leadership – Antonio Neri, a technologist who came up through the company ranks, reports Enterprise Cloud News (Banking Technology’s sister publication). In a transition announced last week, Whitman is leaving the CEO position in February, replaced by […]

HPE enterprise sales sluggish in Q4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) saw revenue up 5% year-over-year to $7.8 billion, but it’s having trouble gaining traction with enterprise sales – and its CEO is leaving, reports Enterprise Cloud News (Banking Technology’s sister publication). For the fourth quarter ending 31 October, combined net revenue for HPE was $7.8 billion, including $174 million associated with […]

HPE adding AI to data centres with Nimble acquisition

Earlier this year, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) went on an acquisition spree meant to help the company improve its standing in the data centre market with products to address a range of issues customers faced as they moved to the cloud, reports Enterprise Cloud News (Banking Technology’s sister publication). Now, one of those deals is […]

Rackspace and HPE offering OpenStack as private cloud service

With most of the chatter in the cloud computing market focused on the big public cloud providers, it’s easy to forget that private cloud is a viable option for many larger enterprises. Now, Rackspace and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are looking to change that, reports Enterprise Cloud News (Banking Technology’s sister publication). The two companies […]

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 13 November 2017

Following Friday’s (10 November) feisty blockchain and Bitcoin action, here’s another round-up. Features CryptoCoinBits, European Commission, R3 and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. With increasing fears about Bitcoin ICOs and bubbles bursting, it was inevitable someone would see a gap in the market. Enter CryptoCoinBits, which has unleashed a Bitcoin trading platform and asks: “So how can […]

The end of IBIS3G core banking system?

Berner Kantonalbank (Banque Cantonale de Berne or BEKB/BCBE), one of the last users of the IBIS3G core banking system, is pondering the system’s future as the contract with system provider is terminated.

Time has proved good for HPE and NonStop; banks everywhere can run networks, 24×7!     

Having spent many years in the technology wilderness, has HPE finally determined the future of NonStop? Thinking about the more than 40 years that have passed since we were first introduced to fault tolerant Tandem Computers, particularly considering what transpired following the acquisition of Tandem Computers by Compaq and then Compaq by HPE, did we anticipate that there would be an expansion of the NonStop product portfolio? And to see not just one, but two distinct families of NonStop systems and with the possibility of further options featuring NonStop just around the corner? It is surprising to many that all this time hasn’t taken the sheen away from any of the magic that is NonStop!