September 11, 2014

HP Buys Private-Cloud Software Player Eucalyptus, in a Nod to Amazon

Tech giant HP is buying Eucalyptus, an early cloud-software startup. The acquisition points to HPâs acknowledgement that the public cloud spans beyond just HPâs data centers.

And HP will gain a key executive from the deal. Eucalyptusâ chief executive, MÃ¥rten Mickos, was previously chief executive of open-source database company MySQL, which Sun bought for $1 billion. Mickos will now report to HP chief executive Meg Whitman.

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