What is the full form of HP
HP stands for Hewlett-Packard. It is an American multinational IT company that provides hardware and software related products and services. It is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA. Its logo is lowercase "hp" in italic letters inside a circle. As of 2015, Meg Whitman is the CEO of Hewlett-Packard.
HP was founded in 1939 by William Hewlett and Dave Packard. They started this company in a garage in Palo Alto, California. Their first product was an audio oscillator. Since then, the company kept growing and became world's second largest PC vendor in 2013.
In 2014, HP planned to separate into two new companies; HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). HP Inc. which is popular as HP and stylized as hp, was established to focus on personal computers and printing business, and HPE for the enterprise technology, networking, storage, security and corporate services.
Today, HP Inc. (HP) is manufacturing and developing a wide range of products such as computer systems, printers, scanners and storage devices.
HP Key Milestones
Some of the key milestones of HP are as follows;