Hewlett-Packard provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide.
The company’s personal systems segment offers commercial and consumer PCs, workstations, tablets, retail point-of-sale systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. Its printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, and scanning devices as well as LaserJet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, and graphics solutions; and software and web services.
The company’s software segment offers IT management, application testing and delivery, information management, big data analytics, security intelligence, and risk management solutions for businesses and enterprises; and licensing, support, and professional services as well as SaaS-based services. Its HP financial services segment provides leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset management services as well as investment solutions to SMBs, educational institutions, and governmental entities. The company’s corporate investments segment includes HP labs and cloud-related business incubation projects.
Hewlett-Packard was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Founders: Bill Hewlett, David Packard