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HP's Solid Quarter Overshadowed by CEO Hunt

HP, the world's largest tech company, is coming off a strong quarter in which it saw its server, storage, desktops and mobile PC groups show double-digit revenue growth amid a climate that's still challenging and in which visibility into IT spending remains fairly opaque.

But despite the solid quarter, most industry watchers are more concerned with what's ahead for HP now that it's parted ways with Mark Hurd, the CEO widely seen as having turned around the company's slipping fortunes. Datamation takes a look at the quarter, and the start of the next era for HP.


HP (NYSE: HPQ) reported its third quarter earnings today, but the news was overshadowed by larger concerns over the company's strategy in the wake of former CEO Mark Hurd's abrupt dismissal earlier this month as result of his filing bogus expense reports and his settlement of a sex harassment claim by a former contractor.

Read the full story at Datamation:
HP Posts Solid 3Q Results As Post-Hurd Era Begins