back to article HPE hopes COVID-19 clouds will pass as UK limb's sales down for third year in a row

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's UK operations were already feeling the squeeze before the COVID-19 pandemic made enterprises tighten spending on traditional infrastructure, according to the latest financial accounts. For the year ended 31 October 2019 [PDF], turnover was down 6 per cent to £1.043bn – the third straight year of …

  1. Version 1.0 Silver badge

    ... turnover was down 6 per cent to £1.043bn

    Pretty soon they will have to return to the garage is they drop by another billion plus ... maybe we'll start seeing some decent audio-signal generators again although I'm still using my 16C hex/dec/bin calculator.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: ... turnover was down 6 per cent to £1.043bn

      Bill, Dave and the Garage story cannot really be attributed to HP inc or HPE. That culture, product line and leadership went away with the spin offs Agilent/Keysight.

      HPE itself is basically just remnants of Compaq and acquisitions like 3PAR etc.

  2. circusmole
    Unhappy

    Turnover down...

    ...profits down, R&D spending down, .... It appears that HPE Ltd is on a one way street to oblivion within 5 years or so. Sad.

  3. MrGreen

    No Surprise

    If you do not value sales people, do not pay going rates and avoid paying commission then you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know what happens next!

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