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HP delivers vital technology for business and life. The company's solutions span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing for consumers, enterprises and small and medium business.

Our $4 billion annual R&D investment fuels the invention of products, solutions and new technologies, so that we can better serve customers and enter new markets. We invent, engineer and deliver technology solutions that drive business value, create social value and improve the lives of our customers.

The 2002 merger with Compaq Computer Corporation forged a dynamic, powerful team of 140, 000 employees with capabilities in 178 countries doing business in more than 40 currencies and more than 10 languages. Revenues for the combined companies were $72 billion for the fiscal year that ended October 31, 2002. Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina leads HP, which has corporate headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

HP in Asia Pacific

HP established a presence in Asia Pacific in 1963 when the first office was set up in Japan. Today, we have more than 26, 000 employees in this region with operations in 14 countries Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

A network of 20 solution centers provide enterprise customers and partners here with an avenue to test, benchmark, and carry out proof of concepts on proposed solutions. These centers provide direct and remote access to a full range of HP hardware, software, and engineering skills, offering a first hand experience on how infrastructure and partner solutions work together.

In addition, there are 158 customer service centers in Asia Pacific, providing warranty and after sales support of HP technologies.

HP's presence in the region also consists of 12 manufacturing sites located across Australia, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. HP manufactures the following products in Asia Pacific for the global market: PCs, notebooks, Pocket PCs, workstations, servers, storage, networking products, printers, scanners, inkjet cartridges and inks.

HP in Asia Pacific conducts R&D out of China, Singapore, India and Japan for products that are marketed both regionally and globally. These are in the areas of networking products, software and mobile, general office and wide-format printing categories.

HP Labs in Bangalore, India was set up to create a world-class research lab, focusing on the needs of emerging markets such as India. It is one of seven HP Labs sites worldwide. The mission of this lab is to generate technology innovations for the benefit of the world's emerging economies by understanding relevant social, cultural, economic and technological drivers. Research here is focused on language technology; low-cost Internet and computing access devices; communication concepts and techniques for developing countries; and new models for human interaction with IT equipment and software.

Jobs at HP India

As a global company with worldwide resources, HP India offers tremendous opportunities for people to gain a depth and breadth of knowledge in the IT industry.

At HP India, you are given the freedom and flexibility to make decisions, in a dynamic work culture that is as enthusiastic about fun, as we are about teamwork. With our focus on training and development, you'll enjoy quick personal development and constant exposure to new technologies and solutions.

Today, HP India is number one in everything from PCs, enterprise storage solutions, printers, scanners and so much more. Our Indian entities are:

Hewlett Packard India Sales Private Limited for sales and marketing operations

Global e: Business Operations Private Limited for

transaction processing and

Hewlett Packard India Software Operations Private Limited for software development and sales

HP Labs India is one of the six HP Labs worldwide. It has been set up to innovate breakthrough technology for the rapidly growing emerging markets worldwide.

Our offices spread across Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. As the best place to start your career and a great place to work, HP India offers a stimulating work environment where you can compete with the very best.