As this year in eSP comes to a close, we consider which industry stories were the most important. Was it the infamous Heartbleed attack, or the HP break-up? Take a moment to gather your own Top 10 before comparing it with ours below!
HP breaks up: In a bid to turn its fortunes around HP got to split itself in two, with one half taking PCs and printers while the other handles corporate hardware and services operations. This means HP is effectively two companies, HP Inc and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.
Server market improvement proves short-lived: the EMEA server market saw some shipment improvement in Q2 2014… improvement Gartner says was short-lived, with shipments dropping and revenues showing marginal growth as demand remains fragile. However the analyst also says hope is on the way, if on the long term.
Windows Goes to 10: Microsoft brought its counting skills into question with the next version of Windows. Dubbed 10 (as opposed to 9), the new Windows promises nothing less than "the first step of a whole new generation of Windows." And just as well, seeing how Microsoft also got a new CEO in the shape of Satya Nadella this year.