HP Labs

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HP Labs
HP Labs.png
Formation 1966
Type Research organization
Website http://www.hpl.hp.com/

HP Labs (or HP Laboratories) is the exploratory and advanced research group for Hewlett-Packard.

HP Labs was established in 1966 by HP founders Bill Hewlett and David Packard to create an organization focused on the future and not bound by day-to-day business concerns. In 2006, the lab celebrated its 40th anniversary.[1]

Research Areas[edit]

HP Labs is categorized into the following broad areas:

  • Systems Research
  • Security and Cloud
  • Analytics
  • Networking and Mobility
  • Printing and Content Delivery

Directors[edit]

The following have served as Director of HP Labs since its foundation in 1966.[2]

  • Barney Oliver (1966–81)
  • John Doyle (1981–84)
  • Joel Birnbaum (1984–86 and 1991–99)
  • Don Hammond (1986–87)
  • Frank Carrubba (1987–91)
  • Ed Karrer (1999)
  • Dick Lampman (1999–2007)
  • Prith Banerjee (2007–2012)
  • Chandrakant Patel (interim; April 7 2012 – Nov 2012)
  • Martin Fink (2012–current)

Lab locations[edit]

HP Labs Bristol

HP has laboratories around the globe in three major locations:[3]

In addition to the three major sites, other HP Labs offices can be found in Beijing, St. Petersburg, Princeton, New Jersey, and Barcelona, Spain.

Partners[edit]

HP Labs has a number of public sector and academic partners, including:[1]

  • CERN, Europe's premier particle physics lab
  • CITRIS, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society
  • Gelato Federation, the global research community for Linux on the Itanium platform
  • PlanetLab Consortium, an open platform for planetary-scale services, and governments around the world.

Labs[edit]

The research group is organized into five main interconnecting research areas. They include analytics, networking and mobility, printing and content, security and cloud and systems. Current and recent projects include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About HP Labs". Hewlett-Packard. Retrieved 2010-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Former HP Labs directors". HP. 
  3. ^ "Worldwide sites". Hewlett-Packard. Retrieved 2007-05-15. 

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