Hewlett-Packard Company Archives to launch Virtual Vault website to honor history of Silicon Valley founding company
PALO ALTO and SAN JOSE, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2020) – Hewlett-Packard Company Archives (HPCA) is proud to announce the launch of the HPCA Virtual Vault: www.hewlettpackardhistory.com. This groundbreaking online resource, created in collaboration with our partners at Heritage Werks, pays tribute to the history and heritage of Hewlett-Packard while illustrating the significant role the company played in the development of Silicon Valley and the tech industry. Featuring unique artifacts, photographs and documents from the history of Hewlett-Packard, this robust site traces the corporate lineage of Hewlett-Packard and highlights the company’s record of success and contributions to the evolution of modern technology.
Researched and vetted by a dedicated team of brand historians, the HPCA Virtual Vault is intended as a resource for those interested in Hewlett-Packard and the history of the tech industry. Purpose-built as both a credible source and an educational tool, the site’s contents have been carefully curated and organized by themes such as marketing milestones, the science of data storage, mobile devices, international operations and more. The site was created with ease of exploration in mind. Assets are tagged, captioned and easily found by search, as well as interlinked.
Additionally, the assets featured in the HPCA Virtual Vault are representative of assets that may be available for loan or donation to museums or other educational outlets. With many assets photographed and digitized, the HPCA welcomes conversations regarding exhibition and digital donations that would bolster the collections of institutions focused on the history of technology and HP’s pioneering role within the industry.
For press, media or publication assistance regarding the history of Hewlett-Packard, the HPCA Virtual Vault is a readymade resource and has been fact-checked to ensure accuracy of dates and data. As a self-serve site, the HPCA Virtual Vault is available to those writing and reporting on Hewlett-Packard and the current entities HP, Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). Should further information be needed, the HPCA can provide research that draws upon the rich archives at our disposal.
For inquiries about the HPCA Virtual Vault or the Hewlett-Packard Company Archives, please contact Daryl Faulkner (see below).
About the Hewlett-Packard Company Archives
The Hewlett-Packard Company Archives (HPCA) is a special corporate entity whose mission to preserve the heritage of the Hewlett-Packard Company and share information about its importance for the history of technology and business. Hewlett-Packard was founded in 1939 and has long been recognized as the first high technology company in Silicon Valley and a defining influence on the industry. When Hewlett-Packard separated into two companies in 2015, those companies — HP, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise — formed HPCA as a joint venture to ensure that the legacy of their shared ancestor was not lost. Today, the Archives is safely organized, preserved and digitized for use.
HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at www.hp.com.
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Aneterprise is the global edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way we live and work, HPE delivers unique open and intelligent technology solutions, with a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, to help customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance. For more information, visit: www.hpe.com.
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