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A Pact with Compaq
In 2002, Hewlett-Packard completed the acquisition of Compaq for approximately $25 billion. The merger made Hewlett-Packard the largest personal computer manufacturer in the world and brought several ...
All SystemPro Go: x86 PC Architecture
The Compaq SystemPro was perhaps the first server built around the industry standard x86 PC architecture, changing the field forever. Hewlett-Packard took over server R&D and production from Compaq in ...
In Charge: Carly Fiorina as HP CEO
Carleton S. “Carly” Fiorina became the first woman in history to head a Dow 30 firm when she became CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company in 1999. During her six years at the helm, she would oversee several ...
Sketched Out: Compaq Portable PC
Sometimes, big breakthroughs in technology can take place outside the office. Ted Papajohn designed the original Compaq Portable PC on a placemat from the House of Pies in Houston in 1982. This illust ...
The Compaq Portable: A Milestone in Mobility
The Compaq Portable was a milestone for both portable computing and personal computing; it was one of the first and most successful PCs to clone the IBM PC platform and was easily transportable, thoug ...
We Were Ready: HP’s Merger with Compaq
This wooden portable desk was created to commemorate the completion of Hewlett-Packard’s merger with Compaq, one of the largest mergers in tech history. Its lid bears the Hewlett-Packard logo and the ...