HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world. We explore how technology and services can help people and companies address their problems and challenges, and realize their possibilities, aspirations and dreams. We apply new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology, continuously improving the way our customers live and work.

No other company offers as complete a technology product portfolio as HP. We provide infrastructure and business offerings that span from handheld devices to some of the world's most powerful supercomputer installations. We offer consumers a wide range of products and services from digital photography to digital entertainment and from computing to home printing. This comprehensive portfolio helps us match the right products, services and solutions to our customers' specific needs.

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of the World's Largest IT Company
Fast Facts
  • HP was founded in 1939.
  • Corporate headquarters are in Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Meg Whitman is CEO and President.
  • HP is the world's largest IT company, with revenue totaling $127,2 billion for fiscal 2011.
  • HP's 2011 Fortune 500 ranking: No. 11.
HP strives to be an economic, intellectual and social asset to each country and community in which we do business.
  • Key areas of contribution are electronic waste, raising standards in our global supply chain and increasing access to information technology.
Technology leadership
HP's three business groups drive industry leadership in core
technology areas:
  • The Personal Systems Group: business and consumer PCs, mobile computing devices and workstations
  • The Imaging and Printing Group: inkjet, LaserJet and commercial printing, printing supplies
  • Enterprise Business: business products including storage and servers, enterprise services, software and networking

HP is focused on three technology shifts that have the power to
transform our customers' lives and businesses.
  • Information explosion
  • Digital transformation
  • Environmental sustainability