HP has just officially announced that the company will split into two separate “Fortune 50” listed companies, were responsible for the PC and printer, enterprise hardware and services.
The former is called “Hewlett-Packard” (HP Inc), by existing personal systems business and printing business composition, still use the current LOGO logo.
HP’s PC and printer business executives Dion Weisler as CEO and president, HP chairman, president and CEO Meg Whitman as non-executive chairman.
Another company called “HP Enterprise” (HP Enterprise), by the enterprises technology infrastructure services, HP’s software business and services business component, will enable the new company image, dedicated servers, storage, networking, integration of systems, services and software business, and OpenStack Helion cloud platform.
Whitman served as president and CEO.
In other words, for ordinary consumers, HP is the HP, but the eyes of business users, HP has changed.
The split is expected will be completed before the end of 2015, HP shareholders will also have “HP Enterprise” and “Hewlett-Packard” stock. The spin-off will be completed by way of rights issue to shareholders tax-free.