Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) appeared in 2015, after the division of the Hewlett-Packard corporation into two companies. Hewlett-Packard founders William Hewlett and David Packard were graduates of Stanford University in 1934. On January 1, 1939, they formed Hewlett-Packard, and the first office was an ordinary garage in the California city of Palo Alto. The name of the company was made up of the names of the co-founders - the lot decided whose name would be the first part of the name of the company. Packard lost and put his partner's name first. The starting capital was only $ 538.
The firm's first product was the Model 200A, a precision low frequency oscillator that was designed to sell for $ 54.40, while competitors offered less stable oscillators for over $ 200.
In 1984, Hewlett-Packard released the most successful HP LaserJet. In 1986 the domain hp.com was registered, which is one of the earliest domain names on the Internet.
In September 2014, CEO Meg Whitman announced the split of Hewlett-Packard Corporation into two independent public companies by the end of 2015. The traditional business of manufacturing and selling personal computers and printers was spun off into a company called HP Inc, while the rest of the business (servers, services and solutions for corporate clients) remained in the renewed company, renamed Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE).
Hewlett Packard Enterprise was created as a new company, somewhat distancing itself from the old corporation Hewlett-Packard - it received a new board of directors, a new NYSE-ticker HPE, it formed a new brand - HPE and a new corporate style: font and colors - azure and gray, the new domain name of the official website is hpe.com, but it retains the old headquarters address - 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto.
HPE inherited a business in the segment of corporate clients - it manufactures servers, supercomputers, storage systems, storage networks, network equipment, converged systems, and also builds cloud infrastructures.