"HP seems to have a liking for big deals--remember when they
spent $25 billion for Compaq? Now they're laying out almost $14
billion to acquire global services company EDS. When elephants go
dancing together, the rest of us need to be cautious.
"Whatever HP intends to get out of this deal (our parent site
GigaOm interprets it as an investment in a cloud future), we look
at it from a different point of view: what does it mean to open