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Computerworld: HP Pushes Open-source as Part of 'Switzerland' Strategy

May 22, 2006, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Lai)

"Your organization is part of HP's enterprise storage and servers division, yet it works in all areas of the company where there is open-source or Linux activity. How do you measure the contributions you make to HP's bottom line? That's not an easy thing to calculate. We look at a number of different factors--our Linux server sales, for instance. We also measure how much [business] in Linux and open-source services we help drive. There are some softer measures, [such as] how many deals have we helped [win] because we have open-source knowledge..."

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