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Geopolitical Issues Push HP to Forgo Control of Data Center Networking Portfolio

Published: 28 May 2015

ID: G00278658

Analyst(s): Evan Zeng , Mark Fabbi, Andrew Lerner


HP will build on its position in China by selling 51% of its H3C subsidiary to a Chinese state-owned conglomerate. HP customers will experience "business as usual" in the short term, but the deal creates long-term uncertainty concerning HP’s global data center network strategy.

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