HP Concludes That Bigger Is Better

Analysts applaud the company's decision to keep its PC unit as the personal devices market takes off.

Hewlett-Packard's decision to retain its vast PC division likely offers some insight into the type of company new CEO Meg Whitman and her team want to lead.

First, they don't want HP to focus on data center hardware and high-margin services and software, like IBM does.

Second, they don't want HP to become tone-deaf like Netflix and make a decision that could cost the company its customers and good will.

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