At the D9 conference, Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker defended the tech giant's size compared with smaller companies (all tech companies are smaller) by highlighting HP's capability to provide integrated and complete solutions, especially to business customers.
Twenty-six percent of HP's business is in the consumer space. It's the right mix, Apotheker said, and he says the consumer research helps the company develop better commercial products. This was in part in reference to Eric Schmidt's claim, last night at this conference, that "IT is dying."
Interviewer Walt Mossberg asked Apotheker about HP's plans … Read more