Fact Sheet

Get quick facts about Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

Who HPE is

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way people live and work, HPE delivers unique, open and intelligent technology solutions, with a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, to help customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance.

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Company Name & Stylization

Note that we prefer being called “Hewlett Packard Enterprise” on first reference and “HPE” in following references. We never use “HP Enterprise” or “HP Enterprises.” Please make sure to never refer to us as only “HP” as this refers to a different company. For more detail on the difference, see below.

Fast Corporate Facts


  • HPE made its debut as a new company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HPE) on Nov. 2, 2015, following our split from HP Inc. (which trades under the ticker symbol HPQ)

  • FY19 Net Revenue: $29.1 Billion


  • ~ 90% of Fortune Global 500 companies are HPE customers



  • HPE offers the most secure industry standard servers leveraging the iLO 5 chip and silicon root of trust


  • HPE is a global enterprise technology company serving 175 countries across the North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa markets

Fun Facts


  • HPE is a strategic partner of Purdue University, one of the world’s leading agriculture research universities, working closely with the institute’s 1,400-acre research farm to accelerate digital agriculture innovation. Currently, HPE’s digital infrastructure (Edgeline systems) enables agriculture researchers to generate and process up to 113 terabytes of farming data per week – that’s equivalent to 113,000 feature-length movies per month


  • HPE sent the first commercial supercomputer to space as part of the Spaceborne Computer program with NASA and the ISS National Lab. For a timeline of Spaceborne’s journey to the cosmos, see here.


  • HPE is working with the U.S. Department of Energy to deliver the world’s fastest exascale-class supercomputer at a record-breaking speed of 2 exaflops – 10X faster than today’s most powerful supercomputer

Corporate Awards and Accolades

  • Ranked as a world leader for corporate sustainability for eight consecutive years by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

  • Classified as a World Leader For Corporate Action On Climate Change, CDP Climate A List, for the sixth consecutive year

  • Recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Women on Forbes’ 2019 list based on an independent survey on workplace topics across parental leave, family support, flexibility, representation and career, and pay equity

  • Was included on Bloomberg’s 2020 Gender Equality Index which measures gender equality across female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies and pro-women brand

  • HPE’s diversity and inclusion efforts were acknowledged with 100% ratings by the Human Rights Equality Index and the U.S. Business Leadership Network Disability Equality Index

  • 70 HPE supercomputers ranked on the 2019 Green500 ranking of the 500 most energy-efficient supercomputers in the world. HPE is continually working to increase the energy efficiency of our products, with the goal of increasing product energy performance by 30X by 2025 in order to minimize environmental impacts and innovate sustainably in a resource-constrained world

  • For the second consecutive year, HPE named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere on its 2020 list recognizing companies recognized for advancing corporate citizenship, transparency and standards of integrity

  • HPE earned an AA on MSCI’s ESG Rating Report which provides Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings of companies to investors, positioning the company as a “leader” for management of environmental, social, and governance risks and opportunities

o   To take a fuller look at HPE’s corporate social responsibility awards, click here.




Why did Hewlett-Packard separate into two entities?

In November 2015, Hewlett-Packard Company separated to create two companies – Hewlett Packard Enterprise, an enterprise technology company, and HP Inc., a leader in personal computing and printing technologies – each uniquely designed to focus on the markets they serve. The separation was designed to simplify business structure and streamline the focus of each company, enabling each to better succeed in a changing technology landscape. The split empowered both companies to build on Hewlett-Packard’s 75-plus year legacy of innovating cutting-edge technologies to support the customers they serve and deliver maximum value to company shareholders. Other than a shared history, HP Inc. and HPE are completely separate companies with no affiliation.

For Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the separation has enabled a singular focus on driving innovative and industry-leading technologies designed to help companies lead and transform, positioning HPE as a partner of choice and category leader now and for the future. Today HPE offers solutions across servers, storage, hybrid infrastructure, edge computing, and software and networking equipment, helping companies capitalize on emerging technologies such as AI, IoT and more.

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