HP CEO Meg Whitman: I Love the Channel

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman told channel partners point-blank that taking business direct and away from the channel will not be tolerated within HP. Whitman, speaking at HP Global Partner Conference 2013 today, also offered: “I love the channel.” Her goal is simplicity, profitability and innovation driven through the channel. She said HP generated $10.6 billion in cash last year and is “a force to be reckoned with” claiming that “innovation is alive and well at HP.” Here’s a minute-by-minute recap of her keynote, and the potential implications for (IT news)