Profile: HP Inc (HPQ.N)
28 Apr 2017
HP Inc., incorporated on February 11, 1998, is a provider of products, technologies, software, solutions and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The Company provides personal computing and other access devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, solutions and services. The Company's segments include Personal Systems, Printing and Corporate Investments. The Personal Systems segment provides Commercial personal computers (PCs), Consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, Commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale (POS) systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions and services, as well as scanning devices. The Corporate Investments segment includes the operations of HP Labs and certain business incubation projects.
The Company's Commercial notebooks, Commercial desktops, Commercial services, Commercial tablets and mobility devices, Commercial detachables, workstations, retail POS systems and thin clients into Commercial clients and Consumer notebooks, Consumer desktops, Consumer services and Consumer detachables into Consumer clients. Both Commercial and Consumer PCs and Commercial tablets and mobility devices are based predominately on Microsoft Windows operating systems and use processors from Intel Corporation (Intel) and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD). The Personal Systems segment also maintains a multi-operating system, multi-architecture strategy using the Google Chrome and Android operating systems, among others, for notebooks and tablets.
Commercial PCs include the HP ProBook and HP EliteBook lines of notebooks and hybrids (detachable tablets), the HP Pro and HP Elite lines of business desktops and all-in-ones, retail POS systems, HP Thin Clients, HP ElitePad, HP Pro Tablet PCs and HP Chromebook. Commercial PCs include workstations that are designed and optimized for various application environments, including Z desktop workstations, Z all-in-ones and Z mobile workstations. Additionally, the Company offers a range of services and solutions to enterprise and SMB customers to help them manage the lifecycle of their PC and mobility installed base. Consumer PCs include the HP Spectre, HP Envy, HP Pavilion, HP Chromebook, Omen by HP, hybrids and all-in-one desktops.
The Company competes with Lenovo Group Limited, Dell Inc., Acer Inc., ASUSTeK Computer Inc., Apple Inc., Toshiba Corporation and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
The Printing segment focuses on imaging solutions in the commercial markets. The Company groups LaserJet, Graphics and PageWide printers into Commercial Hardware, and Consumer and Inkjet printers into Consumer Hardware. LaserJet and Enterprise Solutions delivers its LaserJet printers, supplies and solutions to SMBs and enterprises. The Company focuses on the design and deployment of A3 products and solutions for the copier and multifunction printer market, printer security solutions, PageWide Enterprise solutions and JetIntelligence products. Inkjet and Printing Solutions delivers its consumer, SMB and PageWide Inkjet solutions (hardware, supplies, media, and Web-connected hardware and services).
Graphics Solutions delivers large format printers (DesignJet, Large Format Production and Scitex Industrial), specialty printing, digital press solutions (Indigo and PageWide Presses), supplies and services to print service providers, and design and rendering customers. Print Solutions provides end-to-end services, as well as core platforms to develop and deploy services across printing systems. Three Dimensional (3D) Printing delivers its Multi-Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution designed for prototyping and production of functional parts, and functioning on an open platform facilitating the development of new 3D printing materials.
The Company competes with Canon Inc., Lexmark International, Inc., Xerox Corporation Ltd., Seiko Epson Corporation, The Ricoh Company Ltd. and Brother Industries, Ltd.
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PALO ALTO CA 94304-1126
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- EU mergers and takeovers (April 5)
- REFILE-EU mergers and takeovers (April 4)
- EU mergers and takeovers (March 31)