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Hewlett Packard Enterprise was established on November 1, 2015 as part of the separation with the traditional Hewlett-Packard company. HPE took the Enterprise Group, which works in servers, storage, networking, consulting and support; Services; Software; and Financial Services, while HP kept the consumer divisions, including personal computers and printers, and the stock ticker symbol HPQ. Interestingly, CEO Meg Whitman led the newly-formed HPE while remaining Chairman of the Board at Hewlett-Packard.
HPE continues to reinvent itself, not content to remain static after the spin-off and rebrand. In May 2016, the company announced it would sell its Enterprise Services division to one of its competitors, Computer Sciences Corporation in a deal valued at $8.5 billion. Then on September 7, 2016, HPE announced a "spin-merge" with Micro Focus, where Micro Focus would acquire its "non-core" software, and HPE shareholders would own 50.1 percent of the merged company, which would retain its current name. This was a very creative way to streamline the core brand, as Whitman described in the official statement. "With today's announcement, we are taking another important step in achieving the vision of creating a faster-growing, higher-margin, stronger cash flow company well positioned for our customers and for the future."
SafeLogic is proud to be working closely with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, providing encryption software and validation services to a variety of product groups.