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HP takes aim at rivals with new server, possible deal

The company readies new challenges to its competitors, as it looks to unseat venerable mainframe computers with its new Superdome and mulls a deal to buy PricewaterhouseCoopers' consulting arm.

 

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The company readies new challenges to its competitors, as it looks to unseat venerable mainframe computers with its new Superdome and mulls a deal to boost its services business.

 


HP thinks big with Superdome servers
The company is set to position its new Unix server as the successor to mainframe computers, the decades-old but still powerful bastions of corporate computing.

HP takes aim at Sun, IBM with Superdome
Hewlett-Packard will unveil its new Unix server tomorrow in the midst of a resurgent, profitable and crowded Unix server environment.

HP, PwC deal looks healthy, but complications loom
news analysis The acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers' consulting arm would bring HP a highly trained force of 31,500 consultants. But integrating the two companies won't be easy.