N+I: HP's Fiorina Sees Net Moving To Services - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News

N+I: HP's Fiorina Sees Net Moving To Services

Hewlett-Packard's vision of the future includes an always-on Internet infrastructure providing services for "everything that can be digitized," according to Carly Fiorina, chairman, president, and CEO.

During her opening keynote address at Networld+Interop in Atlanta, she pointed to several technological shifts that she sees driving technology. Her predictions include a move toward more open-source software, a service-based computing paradigm, and the future success of the IA-64 (Intel Architecture-64). She pointed to the success of Linux as proof that open-source software's time has arrived. "By all measures, Linux is successful and mainstream," she said.

For service-based computing, Fiorina predicts a time when it will be common for businesses to cluster unused computing resources, such as computer systems after business hours, to perform large computing tasks, then disengage when the job is complete.

Fiorina also touched on Hewlett-Packard's proposed purchase of PricewaterhouseCoopers' consultancy unit, saying the days of CIOs wanting to talk to one consultancy for technology and another for business advice are over. Today, she says, CIOs want advice on the way to use technology to drive and accelerate business processes.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
2020 State of DevOps Report
2020 State of DevOps Report
Download this report today to learn more about the key tools and technologies being utilized, and how organizations deal with the cultural and process changes that DevOps brings. The report also examines the barriers organizations face, as well as the rewards from DevOps including faster application delivery, higher quality products, and quicker recovery from errors in production.
News
The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  9/10/2020
Commentary
Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  9/14/2020
Slideshows
Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/9/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
IT Automation Transforms Network Management
In this special report we will examine the layers of automation and orchestration in IT operations, and how they can provide high availability and greater scale for modern applications and business demands.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll