Dhanawat Suthumpun, the managing director of
HP is transforming itself from a product-centric company to a technology solutions provider by offering end-to-end hardware and software services under the One HP concept.
Mr Dhanawat said HP is in talks with local mobile operators for joint construction of cloud-based infrastructure for e-government projects after a successful collaboration with
"We foresee increased investment demand for cloud computing technology in education and the oil and gas sector," he said.
HP provides software for analysing and managing big data, particularly for the retail, airline, telecommunications and banking sectors.
Mr Dhanawat said companies are looking for new IT styles for easy use, agility and lower operating costs instead of the conventional complicated system with higher costs.
He said HP remains optimistic about IT spending in
HP is offering leasing and pay-per-use services for customers to ease financial pressure during the economic slowdown.
Globally, HP's software business contributes the lowest revenue to the group, only
"But we see increasing growth in the global software market including
Printers and personal systems generate the group's biggest revenue at
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