Vertica, Autonomy. Who Next as HP Builds an Information Business?

August 19, 2011

The announcements by HP yesterday set the Web rippling with the opinion that HP is pulling out of the consumer-facing business by dropping WebOS and TouchPad and spinning off its PC business.  Probably of more interest to readers of BeyeNetwork, though, is HP’s decision to acquire Autonomy for a cool $10.2B.  Following on from HP’s February purchase of Vertica, it seems fair to say that HP is moving (or returning?) strongly into the enterpri