Hurling Puking Evacuating... sorry it's early!
Our recent shock exposé on plans by Hewlett Packard Enterprise to open a private drinking club in its new City of London HQ led to speculation as to what exactly the boozer might be christened. To recap, a Reg reader spotted a licence application attached to the front of 1 Aldermanbury Square, on which the-then HP signed a 15- …
As they've expressly stamped their jackboots and said that they should be called HPE or Hewlett Packard Enterprise but not the perfectly reasonable HP Enterprise, I'm disappointed that El Reg is allowing itself to be bullied in this way. HP Enterprise should be part of El Reg's style guide, just because.
Ordering a pint you will get served two packets of crisps and a complimentary beer mat. You will then need to fill in an RMA for the crisps before the desired beverage will be delivered to you (if in stock). The bill amounts to a fair chunk of the GNP of Namibia, simply because you forgot to uncheck the "Gold Product Support" option.
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Then they could use it as a letterbox - probably good for short sighted posties too.
As to the name, it should be called "the datacentre" that way people have a genuine reason to go there
I'm off to the up datacentre - it even sounds like you are still working.
As the building is the former head office of Singapore's finish Opium traders (and lately bank), Singapore's Raffles would fit... Because Rafles looks grand, but is just a bit shit inside.
Or the Pack' IT Inn to fit the future, or Pack' Inn for main positive contribution of each leader
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The Hole in the Accounts
My kids watch a programme on TV called iCarly.
Not sure how it applies to HP though... I mean it just seems to be a load of loud, chaotic, headless-chikcen-like running around in a completely clueless fashion....oh right... ok! Good call!