American information technology company (1939–2015)

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Hewlett-Packard Company
Company typePublic
IndustryComputer hardware
Computer software
IT services
IT consulting
FoundedJanuary 1, 1939; 85 years ago (1939-01-01)
DefunctNovember 1, 2015 (2015-11-01) (main company) (For Hewlett Packard Enterprise). Now operating as HP Inc.
FateCorporate split; renamed as HP Inc.
SuccessorsHP Inc.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Area served
ProductsSee list of HP products.
Revenue2,000,000,000 United States dollar (2015) Edit this on Wikidata
SubsidiariesList of subsidiaries

Hewlett Packard (HP) is a computer technology company. It was created in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, in a garage in California. It is based in Palo Alto, California. They are best known for making computers and computer hardware such as inkjet printers, laser printers, all-in-one printers, scanners and digital cameras.

In 2002, HP bought Compaq and re-branded together as one company that is stylized as hp. The letters in the latest logo are lower case.

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