HP Autonomy: Cloud Storage Scores, But Challenges Remain

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Autonomy, the software business Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) acquired last year, “still requires a great deal of attention, and we’ve been aggressively working on that business,” according to CEO Meg Whitman. Those statements, delivered during an HP Q3 2012 earnings call this evening, show that HP’s most prized software portfolio still isn’t firing on all cylinders. So what’s wrong — and right — with Autonomy? Here are clues from Whitman. On the one hand, HP’s Q3 2012 software revenue grew 18% year over year, including the results of Autonom (IT news)