Press Kit: December 03, 2012

HP Discover Frankfurt 2012


At Discover Frankfurt 2012, HP made several enhancement announcements to its Converged Storage, Information Optimization, Converged Cloud and Printing and Personal Systems portfolios:

  • On December 3, HP introduced industry-first innovations for its Converged Storage portfolio that eliminate administrative complexity, reduce costs and accelerate information insight in virtualized, cloud and big data environments.
  • On December 4, HP announced new and enhanced Information Optimization Solutions that help enterprises manage, understand and act upon the variety, velocity and volume of organizational data to drive maximum “Return on Information.”
  • On December 5, HP extended its Converged Cloud portfolio to help customers succeed in a hybrid world, providing the essential foundation of solutions to drive agility, speed innovation and lower costs. HP also extended its business tablet portfolio with the announcement of its next-generation convertible tablet, the HP EliteBook Revolve – a touch-enabled notebook that pivots to let users share their work and folds to go mobile as a tablet.


HP Converged Storage

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Executive Biographies

Andrew Joiner

General manager, Emerging Technology and Marketing, Autonomy, HP

Bill Veghte

Executive vice president and general manager, Enterprise Group

Brian Weiss

Vice president, Product Marketing Solutions, Autonomy, HP

Colin Mahony

Senior vice president and general manager, HP Vertica

Dan Baigent

Senior director, Business Development, Cloud Services, HP

Dave Donatelli

Executive vice president and general manager, Enterprise Group, HP

David Scott

Senior vice president and general manager, HP Storage, Enterprise Group, HP

George Kadifa

Executive vice president and general manager, HP Software

George Paolini

Vice president, Marketing, Cloud Services, HP

Jeff Edlund

Chief technologist, Communications, Media and Entertainment, HP

Jeff Veis

Vice president, Marketing, Protect Solutions, Autonomy, HP

Ken Won

Director, Product Marketing, Cloud Software Products, Software HP

Lynn Anderson

Senior vice president and chief of staff, Communications, HP

Meg Whitman

President and chief executive officer, HP

Mike Nefkens

Acting executive vice president, Enterprise Services, HP

Paul Miller

Vice president, Converged Application Systems, Enterprise Group, HP

Michael Garrett

Vice president and general manager, Software Professional Services, HP

Steve Dietch

Vice president, Worldwide Cloud, Enterprise Group, HP

Todd Bradley

Executive vice president, Printing and Personal Systems Group, HP

Tom Norton

Director, Technology Consulting Portfolio, Technology Services, HP

Valerie Logan

Vice president, Strategy and Portfolio, Information Management and Analytics, Enterprise Services, HP