Our History

In November 2015, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) launched with a vision to be the industry’s leading provider of hybrid IT, built on the secure, next-generation, software-defined infrastructure that will run customers’ data centers today, bridge them to multi-cloud environments tomorrow, and power the emerging Intelligent Edge that will run campus, branch and Industrial IoT applications for decades to come. All delivered through a world-class services capability. See key milestones and moments from our history below.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is Formed

Nov 1,
2015

Following its separation from Hewlett-Packard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) debuts as an enterprise technology leader.

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HPE Synergy is Launched

Dec 1,
2015

HPE Synergy, the industry’s first composable infrastructure platform, launches, helping organizations meet the growing demand for a faster, more flexible IT infrastructure, while maintaining the structure and security of traditional IT.

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HPE Announces Enterprise Service ‘Spin-Merge’ With CSC

May 26,
2016

HPE’s Enterprise Services business will be combined with CSC to create a new pure-play global IT services powerhouse, sharpening its focus on secure, next-generation, software-defined infrastructure. The new company will have greater agility, focus and the ability to drive faster outcomes for customers.

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HPE Delivers First Converged System for IoT

Jun 7,
2016

HPE unveils the Edgeline EL1000 and Edgeline EL4000, the industry’s first converged systems for the Internet of Things (IoT). These systems integrate data capture, control, compute and storage to deliver heavy-duty analytics and insights at the edge, enabling real-time decision-making.

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HPE Announces Acquisition of SGI

Aug 11,
2016

HPE announces acquisition of SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions, strengthening its position in the high-growth field of big data analytics. This acquisition enables HPE to combine both companies’ best-in-class portfolios to provide customers with sophisticated solutions designed to solve the world’s toughest problems.

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HPE Announces ‘Spin-Merge’ of Software Assets With Micro Focus

Sep 9,
2016

HPE announces “spin-merge” of its non-core software assets with Micro Focus, creating one of the world’s largest pure-play software companies. The new entity will have the global footprint, agility and financial strength to drive software innovation across a comprehensive array of products.

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HPE Demonstrates World's First Memory-Driven Computing Architecture

Nov 1,
2016

HPE successfully demonstrates Memory-Driven Computing—a concept that puts memory, not processing, at the center of the computing platform. This development represents a major milestone in the company’s efforts to transform the fundamental architecture on which all computers have been built for the past 60 years.

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HPE Announces Acquisition of SimpliVity

Jan 17,
2017

HPE announces acquisition of SimpliVity, a leading provider of software-defined, hyperconverged infrastructure. This acquisition enables a unique enterprise-grade offering and delivers the industry’s only built-for-enterprise hyperconverged technology to HPE customers and partners.

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HPE Acquires Niara

Feb 1,
2017

HPE acquires Niara, a leader in employing machine learning and big data analytics to discover advanced cyber attacks, and integrates it into the Aruba ClearPass security portfolio. This acquisition creates the industry’s most complete visibility and attack detection solution.

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HPE Launches Pointnext

Mar 2,
2017

HPE launches Pointnext, a newly redefined technology services organization dedicated to helping companies accelerate their digital transformations and make desired business outcomes a reality. Pointnext draws on the expertise of more than 25,000 specialists around the globe.

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HPE Announces Acquisition of Nimble

Mar 7,
2017

HPE announces acquisition of Nimble, a San Jose, California-based provider of predictive all-flash and hybrid-flash storage solutions. This deal will enable HPE to deliver a full range of superior flash storage solutions for customers across every segment.

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HPE Completes ‘Spin-Merge’ of its Enterprise Services Business with CSC

Apr 3,
2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced that it has successfully completed the separation of its Enterprise Services business (“ES” or “Everett Spinco”), and merged it with Computer Sciences Corporation (“CSC”) to create DXC Technology (“DXC”).

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Completes Spin-Off and Merger of Software Business with Micro Focus

Sep 1,
2017

Software-defined infrastructure remains at the core of HPE’s strategy as the company shifts its focus to three key pillars

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HPE Acquires Cloud Technology Partners to Strengthen Expertise in Cloud Consulting Services

Sep 5,
2017

HPE’s Goal is to Make Hybrid IT Simple for Customers

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Antonio Neri Succeeds Meg Whitman as Chief Executive Officer

Feb 1,
2018

From his start as a customer service engineer at HP in 1995 to being appointed President of HPE in June 2017, Antonio Neri has had a long and eventful career—and future—at HPE.

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