BackgroundWe are a global technology leader focused on developing intelligent solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze and act upon data seamlessly from edge to cloud. We enable customers to accelerate business outcomes by driving new business models, creating new customer and employee experiences, and increasing operational efficiency today and into the future. Our customers range from small-and-medium-sized businesses ("SMBs") to large global enterprises and governmental entities. Our legacy dates back to a partnership founded in 1939 by William R. Hewlett and David Packard, and we strive every day to uphold and enhance that legacy through our dedication to providing innovative technological solutions to our customers.
On November 1, 2015, HP Inc. ("former Parent"), formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company ("HP Co.") spun-off Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company ("we", "us", "our", "Hewlett Packard Enterprise", "HPE", or "the Company") pursuant to a separation agreement (the "Separation and Distribution Agreement") Since the Separation, we have operated as an independent, publicly-traded company.
On April 1, 2017, we completed the separation and merger of our Enterprise Services business with DXC Technology Company ("DXC”).
On September 1, 2017, we completed the separation and merger of our Software business segment with Micro Focus International plc ("Micro Focus").
About usHewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company. The Company’s segments include Compute, High Performance Compute & Mission-Critical Systems (HPC & MCS), Storage, Advisory and Professional Services (A & PS), Intelligent Edge (Aruba), Financial Services (FS), and Corporate Investments. The Compute portfolio offers both general-purpose servers for multi-workload computing and workload-optimized servers. HPC & MCS portfolio offers workload-optimized servers designed to support specific use cases. FS provides investment solutions, such as leasing, financing, information technology (IT) consumption, and utility programs and asset management services, for customers that facilitate technology deployment models and the acquisition of complete IT solutions, including hardware, software and services from HPE and others. Corporate Investments include Hewlett Packard Labs, which is responsible for research and development.
As one of the leading companies to foster business growth and transformation, HPE builds on proven success with the HPE GreenLake edge to cloud platform, extending HPE's market leadership in delivering cloud services anywhere. Focused on accelerating business outcomes with comprehensive solutions, HPE GreenLake aims to deliver an as-a-service cloud experience on premises and at the edge.
Our PeopleAt HPE we are united by our purpose, which is to advance the way people live and work. We believe technology’s greatest promise lies in its potential for positive change. This is the guidepost for each decision we make at HPE. We believe it not only helps guide our contribution to society, but also makes good business sense. Our company has always been an engine of innovation, and our approximately 59,400 employees as of October 31, 2021, are proud of the ways our technology enables our customers to achieve meaningful outcomes. Our most recent global engagement survey shows how these intentional efforts are making a difference, with our overall Employee Engagement Index measuring 83%. More than 80% of team members would recommend HPE as a great place to work, and 87% say they are proud to work for HPE.
Our investment in our culture and our people has earned us recognition as one of America’s best employers for women, as well as the industry-leader on the Just 100 ranking of America’s most Just companies, Industry Leader. 2020 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies. HPE has been recognized for the second consecutive year on Fortune’s list of Best Workplaces in Technology.
Our values Partner, Innovate, Act are drawn from our purpose. We reward and recognize our people for their collaborative efforts, innovative ideas and demonstrating a sense of urgency.
Our purpose and values have ensured that we create value not only for our customers and shareholders but also our employees. We have progressive policies to ensure they have the creative freedom and balance in their lives. We truly believe that investing in the wellness of our people enables us to deliver efficiently to our customers.