1. Hewlett-Packard Splits in Two Today. Now What?

    CEO Meg Whitman will take over the new company, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, which opens for trading today under the symbol HPE. It’s considered the healthier and more promising bit of the company. Today’s split brings to a close a process begun last year, but now it will be up to Whitman to prove that the breakup will allow both companies to run better. For now, splitting solves one problem: The slow-motion collapse of PC sales and printers will no longer exert a drag on results of the healthier half. But it leaves other problems intact: While HPE leads the ...

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    1. They are two smaller and nimbler companies in very different businesses from each other.
    2. We decided that it no longer made sense to compete in the public cloud portion.
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